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Folk Tales from Bohemia
     

Folk Tales from Bohemia

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by Adolf Wenig, Joseph Wenig (Illustrator), Lillian P. Mokrejs (Translator)
 
This folk tale collection is one of a kind, focusing uniquely on humankind's struggle with evil in the world. Delicately ornate orange and black text and illustrations set the mood and tone for these enchanting and sinister tales. "The Devil's Gifts" and "How an Old Woman Cheated the Devil" are just 2 of the 9 suspenseful folktales which interweave good and evil,

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This folk tale collection is one of a kind, focusing uniquely on humankind's struggle with evil in the world. Delicately ornate orange and black text and illustrations set the mood and tone for these enchanting and sinister tales. "The Devil's Gifts" and "How an Old Woman Cheated the Devil" are just 2 of the 9 suspenseful folktales which interweave good and evil, magic and reality, struggle and conquest.

This collection is sure to fascinate children and adults, as well as those simply interested in the cryptic folktales of the Bohemian region. A wonderful gift idea and a perfect addition to any library.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781807180
Publisher:
Hippocrene Books, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Series:
Library of Folklore
Pages:
88
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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Folk Tales from Bohemia 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I chose the book due to my Bohemian heritage. I was surprised by the facination with the devil and how each story had some interaction the demond. I wasn't anticipating that as the bases for the tales. Have to take in to consideration the area is was written/told.