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    • The Turnip Princess and Other Newly Discovered Fairy Tales

    • By: Erika Eichenseer, Franz Xaver von Schonwerth, Maria Tatar
    • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Franz Xaver von Schönwerth traversed Northern Bavaria to record fairy tales, gaining the admiration of even the Brothers Grimm. Most of Schönwerth's work was lost until a few years ago. Now, for the first time, Schönwerth's lost fairy tales are available in English. Violent, dark, and full of action, and upending the relationship between damsels in distress and their dragon-slaying heroes, these more than 70 stories bring us closer than ever to the unadorned oral tradition in which fairy tales are rooted, revolutionizing our understanding of a hallowed genre.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved the stories

    • By Taylor Hofbauer on 12-27-16

    Regular price: $26.59