Unusual Fairy Tales

  • by John Ruskin, Katherine Pyle, Leo Tolstoy, Olive Schreiner, Comtesse de Ségur, Leonard Merrick, Mary Coleridge
  • Narrated by Cathy Dobson
  • 15 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A delightful collection of lesser known traditional and modern fairy stories:
1. "The King of the Golden River"
2. "The Empty Drum"
3. "The Fire Spirit"
4. "The Tree of Death"
5. "The Smuggler's Daughter"
6. "A Dream of Wild Bees"
7. "The Fisherman"
8. "The Masked Ball"
9. "The Petrified Man"
10. "The Were-Wolf"
11. "The Walled Nun of Avila"
12. "The Little Grey Mouse"
13. "The Serpent Woman"
14. "The Castle of Jativa"
15. "Ourson"
16. "The Magic Turban, the Magic Sword and the Magic Carpet"
17. "The Three Silver Citrons"
18. "The Magic Pipe"
19. "The Triumph of Truth"
20. "Life's Secret"
21. "The King of Root Valley"
22. "The Wonderful Pear Tree"
23. "The Stone Monkey"
24. "Stealing Peaches"
25. "The Painted Skin"
26. "The White Wolf of the Hartz Mountains"
27. "The Bee-Man of Orn"
28. "The History of Ali Cogia"
29. "The Talking Eggs"
30. "The Girl Who Was Tired of Love"

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Customer Reviews

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great for adults

this collection was amazing to listen to, I highly recommend it to anyone who loved the brothers grimm as a child or anyone who feels their imagination wavering as an adult. it's quite scary though and I would NOT recomend to anyone who is thinking of buying it for a young audience
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- Rebecca

Delivery off putting :(

I am sad to say I could not even get through the first chapter due to the narrators odd and stilted delivery.
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- Lee_Lemon

Book Details

  • Release Date: 15-06-2015
  • Publisher: Red Door Audiobooks