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Folk Tales from Russia
Donald A. Mackenzie
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Folk Tales from Russia

3.25  ·  Rating details ·  4 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
From Hippocrene's classic folklore series comes this collection of short stories of myth, fable, and adventure -- all infused with the rich and varied cultural identity of Russia. With nearly 200 pages and 8 full-page black-and-white illustrations, the reader will be charmed by these legendary folk tales that symbolically weave magical fantasy with the historic events of R ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published December 31st 1999 by Hippocrene Books (first published November 1998)
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Sophia W
May 13, 2017 rated it liked it
Fairly generic folk tales. Interesting, but not fantastic.
Nilesh Bahir
Aug 01, 2014 rated it really liked it

Was an Average Russian Folk Tales book.
I was interested to read this book because of a book that I had read when I was 16 and it was in Marathi, called Russian Lok Katha ( Russian Folk Tales). I remember it was Monsoon season and my mom had made some Crunchy Snacks from a Green Vegetable , we call it Maethi. It was an amazing experience to read this book in such a perfect weather. I read all of it in a one go.. I did not get exact same excitement while reading this book. Most of the stories were
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Donald Alexander Mackenzie was a Scottish journalist and folklorist and a prolific writer.
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