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Not so innocent

We all know the story of Little Red Ridding Hood, or at least we think we do. As with everything time changes things and also everything gets censored. 328 more words

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Fairy Tale of the Month: September 2014 Mother Holle

 Walter Crane

Rowing

Duckworth and I are bent upon rowing up the Isis. It’s been a while since we’ve had our fair-weather outing, he being up to Liverpool on business. 528 more words

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Fairy Tale of the Month: September 2014 Mother Holle

Hermann Vogel

The Bookshop

Thalia turns the doorknob of Serious Books. Melissa left a message on the answering machine telling me that my copy of Hunt’s translation of Grimm had come in. 516 more words

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Fairy Tale of the Month: September 2014 Mother Holle

 Adolf Münzer

Slipping Away

An unanticipated boon in owning a copy of Margaret Hunt’s translation of Children’s and Household Tales is that it has attracted our resident fairy. 484 more words

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Fairy Tale of the Month: August 2014 The Two Brothers

 Kay Nielsen

A Tale of Tails

“Here is a story you might enjoy,” I address Johannes. He sits at “his” spot on the window seat, decidedly not looking at me.  654 more words

Fairy Tale of the Month: August 2014 The Two Brothers

Why Two?

I lounge in the comfort of Augustus’ testing room, a space replete with properly-made comfy chairs. Augustus’ newest blend is made of two different types of Cavendish, a mixture he calls Gemini. 550 more words

Fairy Tale of the Month: August 2014 The Two Brothers

Sigmunds Schwert by Johannes Gehrts

Something Borrowed

The mantel clock in my study strikes twelve as I light my second bowl of Gemini. Beside me is a large box of wooden matches, and in my lap is Johannes, a surprising turn of fortune. 594 more words