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T. (pith) | 1 comments The "Fairy tales are more than true" quotation (http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/searc...) can show as being attributed to Neil Gaiman, with a tag that says it's misattributed to G.K. Chesterton. As far as I know, it's Chesterton's*; Gaiman simply used it as an epigraph in CORALINE.

* There seems to be some confusion on the precise wording, but the meaning certainly stems from a Chesterton quotation, and that version is attributed to Chesterton in CORALINE.


message 2: by Banjomike (last edited Jun 11, 2013 11:58AM) (new)

Banjomike | 5530 comments T. wrote: "The "Fairy tales are more than true" quotation (http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/searc...) can show as being attributed to Neil Gaiman, with a tag ..."

See these two posts (85 and 86).
http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

No, the version that is attributed to Gaiman is sufficiently different to be allowed to live.


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