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Tanglewood Tales
     

Tanglewood Tales

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by Nathaniel Hawthorne
 

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TANGLEWOOD TALES uses the Greek classics as its source. Nathaniel Hawthorne has taken the most striking and exciting ones and adapted them for children. From the original stories he has selected episodes that illustrate conceptions held by the original authors. Titles include: "The Minotaur," "The Pygmies," "The Dragon's Teeth," "Circe's Palace," "The Pomegranate

Overview

TANGLEWOOD TALES uses the Greek classics as its source. Nathaniel Hawthorne has taken the most striking and exciting ones and adapted them for children. From the original stories he has selected episodes that illustrate conceptions held by the original authors. Titles include: "The Minotaur," "The Pygmies," "The Dragon's Teeth," "Circe's Palace," "The Pomegranate Seeds" and "The Golden Fleece."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449931131
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
12/02/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
124
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.26(d)

Meet the Author

Author of The Scarlet Letter and The House of the Seven Gables, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804–64) wrote the stories that lie at the heart of the American Romantic movement. His novels' portraits of colonial life reflect his Puritan heritage, and his short story collections, A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys and its successor, Tanglewood Tales, consist of adaptations of Greek myths.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
July 4, 1804
Date of Death:
May 19, 1864
Place of Birth:
Salem, Massachusetts
Place of Death:
Plymouth, New Hampshire
Education:
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1824

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Tanglewood Tales 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 38 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Some wonderful tales based on Greek myths.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book for kids and i love it and i am 10
April Book More than 1 year ago
I cant even read it! Whats with the gibbberish? Glad it was free cuz this is a RIPOFF! Not even half a star i say! And um, Annabeth from Percy Jackson rocks!
Anonymous 7 months ago
Redstar a little bit
Anonymous 10 months ago
Refer to 'erty.'
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DON'T LIKE IT
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is a good book but its hard to read
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hawthorne is a great writer. This has some wonderful writing, just as good as The House of the Seven Gables.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A great writer! I loved this book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really? This book is nonsense!! Did I just get a bad copy?
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It was awsome
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Can not read
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lisa-g More than 1 year ago
Gibberish
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