By Andrew Lang
The pink Fairy booklet contains a desirable choice of stories from many nations: Hungary, Russia, Rumania, Finland, Iceland, Japan, and Sicily are just a few of them. choked with mind's eye, pleasure, and event, those stories will satisfaction youngsters with their illogical but unusually average occasions, and may provide mom and dad a delightful swap from the well-worn favorites. One tale — "The Cottager and His Cat" — tells of ways cats have been brought into Iceland; one other eastern story — "The Crab and the Monkey" — tells how a crab will get the simplest of a roguish monkey; and a amazing story — "Little Wildrose" — from Rumania tells how a gorgeous baby used to be reared in an eagle's nest.
All in all, the gathering comprises 36 tales, all narrated within the transparent, vigorous prose for which Lang was once recognized. not just are Lang's in most cases conceded to be the easiest English types of normal tales, his collections are the richest and widest in variety. His place as one in all England's most advantageous folklorists in addition to his quality literary skills make his collections unmatchable within the English language.
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