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Collected by Marie de France in the 12th century and retold here by Naomi Lewis, these 12 stories tell of love and honour, chivalry and courage, and beauty and honesty. The tales of knights and strong heroines have never before been published except in academic, scholarly texts. Naomi Lewis has also written an adaptation of "Grimm's Fairy Tales" and "The Stepsister".
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Book Description Hutchinson, London, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Angela Barrett (illustrator). First Thus. Centuries befor Anderson, Perrault and the Brothers Grimm, a twelfth century French Poet , Marie, collected these marvellous tales from the wandering minstrels and turned them into magical verses or lais. Herwe are tales of love, of valiant knights and proud ladies, of nobility and chivalry, Naomi Lewis's English rranslation.brings the stories to life fo today's readers., and combined with Angela Barrett's breathtaking illustrations make this book a modern classic. Seller Inventory # 31529