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Aesop's Fables by Aesop
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really liked it
bookshelves: 2015-book-challenge, childrens, fantasy, rated-books, reviewed-books, short-stories

I hadn't read this book, but I was amazed at how many of these fables I was familiar with. So many are part of our modern culture, part of our collective consciousness, and they are not specific to any one country or continent. This is truly a World classic. Most of them are easy to understand, some of them are far fetched, and some just don't make any sense. Some animals are used over and over in the stories, like the donkey, the lion, and the hare. It occurred to me after I had finished that I should have assigned a comparative image to each and used it throughout, it might have been more entertaining. For example, I could have chosen one of my least favorite politicians as the donkey and used that image in all the tales. My apologies to donkeys everywhere.
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Reading Progress

January 15, 2015 – Shelved
January 15, 2015 – Shelved as: to-read
January 21, 2015 – Started Reading
January 25, 2015 – Shelved as: 2015-book-challenge
January 25, 2015 – Shelved as: childrens
January 25, 2015 – Shelved as: fantasy
January 25, 2015 – Shelved as: rated-books
January 25, 2015 – Shelved as: reviewed-books
January 25, 2015 – Shelved as: short-stories
January 25, 2015 – Finished Reading

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