Folk-Lore and Legends: German
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Folk-Lore and Legends: German

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Contains the following stories:

Gaffer Death
The Legend of Paracelsus
Hans in Luck
The Grey Mare in the Garret
The Water Spirit
Peter Klaus
The Legend of Rheineck
The Cellar of the Old Knights in the Kyffhauser
The Fisherman and his Wife
The Mouse Tower
The Dancers
The Little Shroud
The Arch Rogue
Brother Merry
Fastrada
The Jew in the Bush
The Elves
The Conclave of Corpses
Legends of Rubezah...more
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Published March 24th 2011 (first published December 13th 2008)
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A.R. Jarvis
This is a pretty good book of German folk-lore and legends. The lesser known stories are generally faux-historical, and often include zombies or other sorts of undead. The folk tales are typical stories of the sort, and many are fairly well-known.

Overall the book's tone was pretty good. It could probably be read to older children, but you'd want to read over it first, and only if they like scary stories.

HOWEVER, there was one story which is horribly anti-Semitic. In this book it's called 'The Je...more
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