The Olive Fairy Book-9781513132617

The Olive Fairy Book

Lang, Andrew

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The Olive Fairy Book is a 20th century collection of short fiction, that includes stories such as The Blue Bird, which follows a young maiden, Florine, who is locked away after her sister becomes jealous of her beauty and charm. Also featured in this collection is The Clever Weaver, an Armenian tale that depicts a kingdom in scrambles after a mysterious foreign envoy puzzles the king with a riddle. The Green Knight is a tale borrowed from Danish folklore. After a widow and her daughter manipulate themselves into the King and the Princess's favor, the king marries the widow, who then begins to mistreat the princess so badly that the young woman is sent away, where she hears of the noble Green Knight, a man in need of saving. With diverse origins of Turkey, India, Denmark, Armenia, Sudan, and more, The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew and Leonora Lang is an obscure collection rich with culture and character building. Featuring unique characters, such as a giggling king, dragons, and ogres, The Olive Fairy Book provides and unforgettable experience suitable for readers of all ages. This edition of The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew and Leonora Lang now features an eye-catching new cover design and is printed in a font that is both modern and readable. With these accommodations, this edition of The Olive Fairy Book creates an accessible and pleasant reading experience for modern audiences while restoring the original imagination and mastery of Andrew and Leonora Lang's work.

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