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Summary

Andrew Lang (1844 - 1912) was a Scottish poet, novelist, and literary critic. His 12 collections of fairy tales are known as Andrew Lang's Coloured Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's Fairy Books of Many Colors. The third in the series, the Green Fairy Book, contains tales from around the world, from Grimm (“The White Snake” and “Spindle, Shuttle, and Needle”), France de Caylus, Fenelon, Kletke, and D'Aulnoy. The stories include "Spindle, Shuttle, and Needle", "The Crystal Coffin", "The Three Snake-Leaves", "The Riddle", "Jack My Hedgehog", "The Golden Lads", "The Story of a Clever Tailor", "The Golden Mermaid", "The War of the Wolf and the Fox", "The Story of the Fisherman and His Wife", "The Three Musicians", "The Dirty Shepherdess", "The Enchanted Snake", "The Biter Bit", "King Kojata", and "The Three Dogs".

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Refreshingly original. Easy listening and relaxing. An escape into another world. I enjoyed it very much.

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  • Lillian Crabb
  • 29-06-22

great story, strange accent from the narrator

i love all the fairy books, but the narrator's accent was sometimes hard to understand, and often distracting.

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  • R. Goodpaster
  • 22-06-22

Gggnf v gjbvn

WHAT are those annoying clicks!? I love the story EXCEPT for those annoying clicks!? Yummy