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Chinese Fairy Tales

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These fairy tales from China, a land where wonders have never ceased, are different, in the complete way that China is different, from the tales that are told to European children. Here are no happy-go-lucky youngest sons alighting upon astounding good fortune. Here are no sets of three impossible tasks which much be performed if the Emperor's daughter is to be won; no ugl ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published 1958 by Frederick Muller ltd
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Nov 26, 2012 LordOfDorkness rated it it was amazing
Chinese fairy tales are beautiful, quirky, meaningful, often hilarious, and maybe above all they have more depth and storytelling craft then anything else like them I've read.

This is a great collection and I only wish it were much longer. Also, I hope that more people stop being dopes and thinking stuff like this's just for kids. Instead, let's say it's only for people who are awesome. So, read this if and only if, you are.

-Mr. B
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