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    Fairy Tales (Penguin Popular Classics) (Paperback) By (author) Hans Christian Andersen

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    DescriptionAt a time when children's stories were formal, moral and didactic, Hans Christian Andersen revolutionized the genre, giving an anarchic twist to traditional folklore and creating a huge number of utterly original stories that sprang directly from his imagination. From the exuberant early stories such as "The Emperor's New Clothes", though poignant masterpieces such as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling", to the darker, more subversive later tales written for adults, the stories included here are endlessly experimental, both humorous and irreverent, sorrowful and strange. This book will bring these magical tales to life for readers of any age.


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    Title
    Fairy Tales
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hans Christian Andersen
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 111 mm
    Height: 181 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 200 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780140624274
    ISBN 10: 0140624279
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21400
    Libri: ENGM1070, DAEN5060
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    Illustrations note
    Illustr.
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    PENGUIN CLASSICS
    Publication date
    01 October 2007
    Publication City/Country
    London