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Winter's Tales (1942) [Collection]
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Summary :

A despairing author abandons his wife, but in the course of a long night's wandering, he learns love's true value and returns to her, only to find her a different woman than the one he left. A landowner, seeking to prove a principle, inadvertently exposes the ferocity of mother love. A wealthy young traveler melts the hauteur of a lovely woman by masquerading as her aged and loyal servant.

Contains:

  • The Young Man with the Carnation
  • Sorrow-Acre
  • The Heroine
  • The Sailor-Boy's Tale
  • The Pearls
  • The Invincible Slave-Owners
  • The Dreaming Child
  • Alkmene
  • The Fish
  • Peter and Rosa
  • A Consolatory Tale

Original title: Winter's Tales
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics


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Edition #1: Winter's Tales

Winter's Tales (1942)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Blurbs:
  • "Dinesen's stories come toward one like the flashes...from a lighthouse on a strange and infrequently sighted coast--a coast beautiful and precarious, for it may be the last outreach of magic, but resting on bedrock." Eudora Welty
  • "These tales belong to an old and great tradition and are worthy of it." The Nation
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Winter's Tales (2003)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Vintage Books
ISBN: 9780679743347
Pages: 313

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Winter's Tales (1942)

Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Vintage Books
Pages: 312

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