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Baba Yaga Laid an Egg (2007) [Novel]
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Series: Myths, the

Summary (From the publisher):

Baba Yaga is an old hag who lives in a house built on chicken legs and kidnaps small children. She is one of the most pervasive and powerful creatures in all mythology. But what does she have to do with a writer's journey to Bulgaria in 2007 on behalf of her mother? Or with a trio of old women who decide to spend a week together at a hotel spa? Startlingly original, "Baba Yaga Laid an Egg" takes a traditional myth and spins it afresh. The result is an extraordinary meditation on femininity, ageing, identity, secrets, storytelling and love.

Original title: Baba Jaga je snijela jaje
Original languages: Serbo-Croatian


Genre: Fairy Tales & FolkloreReinterpretations

Edition #1: Baba Yaga Laid an Egg

Baba Yaga Laid an Egg (2009)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Ellen Elias-Bursac Celia Hawkesworth Mark Thompson
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Baba Yaga Laid an Egg (May 21, 2009)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: Edinburgh
Publisher: Canongate
ISBN: 9781847670663
Pages: 256

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