The Chinese Fairy Book (Dover Children's Classics) pdf epub fb2

The Chinese Fairy Book (Dover Children's Classics) by Richard Wilhelm pdf epub fb2

The Chinese Fairy Book (Dover Children's Classics) Author: Richard Wilhelm
Title: The Chinese Fairy Book (Dover Children's Classics)
ISBN: 0486454355
ISBN13: 978-0486454351
Other Formats: azw mobi doc mbr
Pages: 224 pages
Publisher: Dover Publications (April 21, 2008)
Language: English
Category: Teen & Young Adult
Size PDF version: 1771 kb
Size EPUB version: 1589 kb
Subcategory: Science Fiction & Fantasy




Abundant with imperiled princesses, sorcerers both kind and evil, anthropomorphic animals, otherworldly ghosts, and more engaging characters, this captivating collection of yarns from ancient China offers 73 spellbinding stories. Glowing with timeless myths and legends, the tales have been carefully arranged as "Nursery Fairy Tales," "Legends of the Gods," "Tales of Saints and Magicians," "Nature and Animal Tales," "Ghost Stories," "Historic Legends," and "Literary Fairy Tales."Selected from original Far Eastern sources and presented here in modern translations by Frederick H. Martens, these magical narratives will strike familiar chords with all readers . . . yet they remain uniquely Chinese, and simply wonderful!