The Frog Prince by Stephen Mitchell
A Fairy Tale for Consenting Adults

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In this brilliant jewel of a book, the best-selling author of Tao Te Ching: A New English Version expands and deepens the classic fairy tale in the most surprising and delightful ways, giving new emphasis to its message of the transcendent power of love.

The Frog Prince tells the story of a meditative frog's love for a rebellious princess, how she came to love him in spite of herself, and how her refusal to compromise helped him become who he truly was. This is a magical book that moves (amphibiously) from story to meditation and back, from the outrageous to the philosophical to the silly to the sublime. Profound, touching, written in prose as lively and unpredictable as a dream, The Frog Prince tickles the mind, opens the heart, and holds up a mirror to the soul.

About Stephen Mitchell

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Stephen Mitchell has written, edited, and translated dozens of books, including The Book of Job, Tao Te Ching, Parables and Portraits, The Gospel According to Jesus, A Book of Psalms, Ahead of All Parting: The Selected Poetry and Prose of Rainer Maria Rilke, and Genesis.
Published October 12, 1999 by Harmony. 192 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Law & Philosophy. Fiction

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It takes place after a crack in reality occurs in the 16th century and a certain princess, who resists her feelings for a frog prince, is struck ” .

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The prolific author of popular adaptations of world classics (Tao Te Ching), translator (Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet) and commentator on religious texts (The Gospel According to Jesus), Mitchell h

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Reviews Philosophy About Our Affiliates Books & Audios Recently Reviewed Stephen Mitchell's spiffy, creative, and endearing reworking of the classic Grimm's fairy tale draws from the wellspring of his extraordinary translations of great religious...

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