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- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
This masterpiece of Persian literature is a fascinating glimpse into the origins of one of the world's most venerable cultural traditions. Penned by one of the foremost Persian thinkers of the early medieval era, The Gulistan of Sa'di is a whirlwind tour through the political and intellectual issues of the period, ranging from advice for rulers... more...
- The Floating Press 1812; US$ 3.99
The primal beating heart at the center of much of the Western literary canon can be found in the folk stories, myths, and fairy tales collected by the amateur folklorists Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm. Surprisingly graphic in comparison to their sanitized twentieth-century retellings, these intense tales are not for the faint at heart. A must-read for any... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Take a trip through the rich folklore of Ireland in this enchanting volume from author James Stephens. Fairy kings, femmes fatales, bewitched animals, epic feuds -- these action-packed stories traverse a broad spectrum of themes and settings. Folklore fans and readers interested in Gaelic and Celtic culture will appreciate this collection. more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99
Scholar Lafcadio Hearn made it his life's work to study the world's supernatural superstitions, with a particular focus on Asian cultures. This volume brings together a series of traditional Japanese ghost stories, as well as several first-hand accounts of unusual occurrences in the country. A must-read for fans of comparative mythology. more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 15.99
Une politique pour le troisième millénaire mêlant spiritualité, écologie et féminité « Est-elle folle ou visionnaire ? » se dit Carl quand Rose le réveille en racontant qu?elle doit sauver le monde. Elle lui décrit un rêve obsédé par le crime et par l?amour. Elle parle d?une destruction symbolique très ancienne, celle de l?éradication du Féminin... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 2.99
This allegorical tale of a saintly king who moves heaven and earth for the good of his people is another winner for young audiences from Frances Hodgson Burnett, the author of the beloved children's book The Secret Garden. Easy to understand and full of inspiring messages about doing the right thing, The Land of the Blue Flower is a wonderful and... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "Deux heures du matin : on attendait que l'auguste invitée donnât l'exemple du départ. C'était dans une maison pareille à celle d'Herculanum ou de Pompéï, érigée au milieu d'une capitale du Nord par la fantaisie d'un prince qui se piquait d'archaïsme. Sur le pavage de mosaïque, figurant le quadrige du Soleil, qu'emportent des étalons cabrés... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Introduce a young reader in your life to the unparalleled thrill of legends and folk tales with this globe-spanning collection from Hamilton Wright Mabie. With tales from the Middle Ages to the 19th century, it's a comprehensive and easy-to-read compendium of the rich tradition of myths, legends, and folklore that will enchant audiences of all... more...
- The Floating Press 1910; US$ 3.99
The Fairy Books, or "Coloured" Fairy Books is a collection of fairy tales divided into twelve books, each associated with a different colour. Collected together by Andrew Land they are sourced from a number of different countries and were translated by Lang's wife and other translators who also retold many of the tales. The collection... more...
- Algonquin Books 2010; US$ 15.95
Diana Wells, author of 100 Flowers and How They Got Their Names now turns her attention to something bigger?our deep-rooted relationship with trees. As she investigates the names and meanings of trees, telling their legends and lore, she reminds us of just how innately bound we are to these protectors of our planet. Since the human race began,... more...