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Babes in the Woods

I remember, back in high school, reading about Scandinavian tales of women living in the forest who looked beautiful and human from the front, but were hollow in the back. I think the book just called them elves, and they … Continue reading

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This Ain’t No Holle Day

The Red Fairy Book, collected by Andrew Lang, edited by Brian Alderson – I have already read several of these Fairy Books, collections of various fairy tales including the famous and the more obscure, but not in order. In his … Continue reading

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