Stories From Hans Christian Andersen (hardcover)
Hans Christian Andersen --
For over 150 years, the enchanting fairy tales of Danish author Hans Christian Andersen have delighted people all over the world. This beautifully designed treasury gathers his most beloved tales in a gilt-stamped, hardcover edition, illustrated with 28 full-color images by Golden Age artist Edmund Dulac. Filled with such favorites as "The Snow Queen," "The Nightingale," and "The Emperor's New Clothes," this masterful collection will excite the senses of book lovers everywhere.
Review: "Adults and children alike need the actual Andersen, here made brilliantly available by the Franks." --Harold Bloom, editor of Stories and Poems for Extremely Intelligent Children of All Ages
"This is the real Andersen, restored to life, in the flavor of Danish. . .here at last you will find him." --Garrison Keillor
"The Franks" edition finally sets the stories straight and . . . clarifies the tale most often told wrong--Andersen"s own life story." --Elise Soukup
"[The Franks] have stripped away the florid Victorianism of the previous translations...[and] have widened the scope of Andersen's oeuvre." --Heather Caldwell, Bookforum
"The Franks' edition finally sets the stories straight and . . . clarifies the tale most often told wrong--Andersen's own life story." --Elise Soukup "A superb book of Andersen's tales . . . it will be difficult for other commemorative editions to match this publication." --Jack Zipes