Flowers: Fairy Tales

By: Sakse, Anna

Price: $16.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good +


214pp illustrated. A very good, clean tight copy.Translated by Tamara Zalite. Introduction by Saulcerite Viese. Anna Sakse began her career as an idealistic revolutionary and communist . ;Flowers: Fairy Tales; is a collection of philosophical stories for children and adults of fortunate and tragic fates, funny and lyrical stories, with a hint fantasy and a bit of horror. ---- Sakse wrote the stories when as a young woman she went to visit her parents. When she stepped off the train she had to walk in the dark through a forest, and she got lost on her way to the parents' home. (Anonymous Friend) ----; Her stories merge flowers and human fates. People turn into flowers and flowers talk like people. A delicate fragrance, a magic beauty emanates from Anna Sakse's fairy tales, mingled with high ethical values, with love and goodness. ; ( Saulcerite Viese) xx

Title: Flowers: Fairy Tales

Author Name: Sakse, Anna

Illustrator: Karlis Sunins

Categories: Latvian (All Categories)), Proza (Prose), Translations from the Latvian,

Publisher: Riga, Liesma: 1978

Binding: Pictorial Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good +

Size: 24mo - over 5; - 5 tall

Seller ID: 004946

Keywords: Latvian Fiction Translations Short Stories