Grimm Tales by Philip Pullman
(Penguin Hardback Classics)

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...Clever Philip put a whole load of these stories together. What was really clever about the way he did it was that he didn't embellish them or prettify them at all. He retold them in such a way that they were faithful to his original sources...
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Grimm Tales: For Young and Old (In a neww English version)
 

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Philip Pullman was born in Norwich on 19th October 1946. He is the acclaimed author of the His Dark Materials trilogy: Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass. His other books for children and young adults include Count Karlstein and a trilogy of Victorian thrillers featuring Sally Lockhart. Northern Lights, the first of Pullman's His Dark Materials triology, won the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Fiction Prize.
 
Published September 27, 2012 by Penguin Classics (27 Sep 2012). 432 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Children's Books, History, Young Adult, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction
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Reviewed by Nicholas Lezard on Sep 03 2013

...Clever Philip put a whole load of these stories together. What was really clever about the way he did it was that he didn't embellish them or prettify them at all. He retold them in such a way that they were faithful to his original sources...

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Below average
Reviewed by Sara Maitland on Oct 05 2012

...he praises the generality and economy of the Grimms' tales and the lack of specificity and description, yet he adds a great deal of detail...

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