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    • The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

    • The Complete First Edition
    • By: Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, Jack Zipes (translator and editor)
    • Narrated by: Joel Richards, Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 19 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 622
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 569
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 571

    When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as "Rapunzel", "Hansel and Gretel", and "Cinderella" would become the most celebrated in the world. Yet few people today are familiar with the majority of tales from the two early volumes, since in the next four decades the Grimms would publish six other editions, each extensively revised in content and style.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Exactly What I Wanted

    • By T.S. White on 12-27-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Fairy Tales of Herman Hesse

    • By: Hermann Hesse, Jack Zipes - translator
    • Narrated by: Donovan
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Step into a world of visions, philosophy, and passion in which dreamers, seekers, princesses, and wandering poets dwell. The 6 wonderful, romantic tales in this collection are reminiscent of ancient Oriental and German fairy tales. The selections, "The Poet," "The Flute Dream," "The Dwarf," "Faldum," "Ziegler," and "Dream of the Gods" were hand-picked by the narrator, legendary folk and rock musician Donovan.

    Regular price: $12.95

    • The Tale of Tales

    • Penguin Audio Classics
    • By: Giambattista Basile, Nancy L. Canepa - translator, Nancy L. Canepa - notes, and others
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 18 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Funny and scary, romantic and gruesome - and featuring a childless queen who devours the heart of a sea monster cooked by a virgin, and who then gives birth the very next day; a lecherous king aroused by the voice of a woman whom he courts, unaware of her physical grotesqueness; and a king who raises a flea to monstrous size on his own blood, sparking a contest in which an ogre vies with men for the hand of the king's daughter - The Tale of Tales is a fairy-tale treasure that prefigures Game of Thrones and other touchstones of worldwide fantasy literature.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Farts, Tarts and Body Parts

    • By John on 04-29-17

    Regular price: $38.50