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Gypsy Folk Tales

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These fairy tales are full of unusual fantasy. Sometimes humorous, sometimes sorrowful in tone. They reflect the characteristics of the gypsies: wit, imagination, stormy and untamed natures, fearlessness and modesty. They also reveal a love for music, nature and a free open life.

Magic Violins, Terrible Ogres, Beautiful Princesses and so much more!
Hardcover, 199 pages
Published 1966 by Paul Hamlyn
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Roberta
Nov 22, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Quasi non ricordavo più di averlo. Credo che il libro fosse di mia madre, ma è mia nonna che me lo leggeva da bambina. Più ancora che le fiabe ho riconosciuto immediatamente le illustrazioni, coloratissime.
Gli zigani dei racconti sono normalmente poveri, quasi sempre nomadi e bistrattati. Raramente i potenti, spesso re o mercanti, vogliono associarsi con loro. Quello che manca loro in ricchezza viene però compensato da intelligenza, capacità di adattamento, una certa sfacciataggine o incoscienza
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Brandy
Jan 31, 2014 rated it it was ok
The only familiar story in this particular (maybe a little bit obscure) collection is the story of the three brothers.
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