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Russian Fairy Tales
Russian Fairy Tales | Aleksandr Afanas'ev
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Translated by Norbert Guterman Illustrated by Alexander Alexeieff In this most comprehensive collection of classic Russian tales available in English we meet both universal fairy-tale figuresthieves and heroes, kings and peasants, beautiful damsels and terrifying witches, enchanted children and crafty animalsand such uniquely Russian characters as Koshchey the Deathless, Baba Yaga, the Swan Maiden, and the glorious Firebird. The more than 175 tales culled from a centuries-old Russian storytelling tradition by the outstanding Russian ethnographer Aleksandr Afanasev reveal a rich, robust world of the imagination that will fascinate readers both young and old. With black-and-white drawings throughout Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Skyrimir
Russian Fairy Tales | Aleksandr Afanas'ev
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When the seller describes a book as in “good” condition with light wear and it looks like this when it comes in. 😱😩

MommyOfTwo 😡 8mo
britt_brooke 🤬 8mo
Tamra 😤 8mo
bookandbedandtea 🤦‍♀️ 8mo
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diovival
Russian Fairy Tales | Aleksandr Afanas'ev
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#BYOB returns after an extended hiatus. Both of us joke about how many books we're behind on the Goodreads challenge. I catch up on my fairy tales.

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diovival
Russian Fairy Tales | Aleksandr Nikolaevich Afanas?ev, Norbert Guterman, Alexandre Alexeieff, Roman Jakobson
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Who needs happily ever after when you can find someone to chew bread with. #afairytaleaday

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diovival
Russian Fairy Tales | Aleksandr Afanas'ev
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Bad things happen. 💀

@IamIamIam #smalltalk

diovival Runner up: Trust no one. 2y
IamIamIam @diovival Thanks!!! Sounds right up my alley! 😉 2y
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diovival
Russian Fairy Tales | Aleksandr Afanas'ev
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This sounds like the setup to a joke. #afairytaleaday

Bookladylinda 😂😂 2y
Lesliereads Really??!!😂 2y
2BR02B Especially since young hens are called "pullets." ? 2y
diovival I did not know that! 2y
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diovival
Russian Fairy Tales | Aleksandr Afanas'ev
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#Thankyou @Kalalalatja for the #afairytaleaday inspiration! #Itsbeginning with "The Wondrous Wonder, the Marvelous Marvel".

@Cinfhen #decdays
@RealLifeReading #seasonsreadings2017

Cinfhen Love this idea 💛💡 2y
Kalalalatja Hope you enjoy it! 2y
diovival @Cinfhen Yes! My folktales were starting to get dusty. @Kalalalatja I'm excited to read my way through so many stories! How did you keep yourself from bingeing? 2y
Kalalalatja @diovival I tried to read one fairytale during the morning before I had to go out, so I didn't have time to read more 😄 2y
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