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The Grimm brothers – Not so much a fairy tale

“I am Death, who makes everyone equal” Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, ‘Godfather Death’ The brothers Grimm did not write for children. Their goal was to offer an exhilarative reading to adults at the end of a tiring day. They would wander in 19th century Germany recording folk tales and myths, …

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Two long lost fairy tales

A young girl transforms into a lake to escape from a witch, the witch drinks up the entire lake and the girl kills her with a knife when she returns to her original form from within the witch’s belly. This is one of the almost 500 fairy tales, lost for …

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