Mopsa The Fairy
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Mopsa The Fairy

3.54 of 5 stars 3.54  ·  rating details  ·  24 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Undated, later reprint edition, green cloth-bound, with black & white engravings.
Hardcover, 264 pages
Published by A.L. Burt Company (first published 1869)
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Ed
Aug 08, 2010 Ed rated it 3 of 5 stars Recommends it for: parents to read to their children
Recommended to Ed by: Gene Wolfe
Shelves: sf-fantasy, urthlings
It was hard for me to rate this little-known work of 19th-century children's literature. Gene Wolfe called it an underappreciated gem, and I can see that it was an obvious influence on some of his later fantasy novels. I found it charming and a joy to read, but, ultimately, it was little more than a quick palate cleanser between more ambitious novels for me. Still, it had surprising amount of emotional depth and allegory, and I enjoyed the Tolkien-like songs.
Monica
Nov 01, 2007 Monica marked it as read-to-nephew  ·  review of another edition
Here is another book illustrated by Dugald Stewart Walker but as far as I can see all on line versions do not have his fab illustrations
Laura
Enjoyable, lovely and certainly worth reading, but not the deepest nor the most wonderfully composed fantasy.
Valerie
Dec 20, 2010 Valerie marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
I'd like to read this because I think my great-grandma was named after this author.
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Terrible, no sense and no point, no fun.
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