skip to content
The true story of Hansel and Gretel Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The true story of Hansel and Gretel

Author: Louise Murphy
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A retelling of the classic fairy tale, set in Nazi-occupied Poland, follows two Jewish children, left by their father and stepmother to seek refuge in a dense forest, as they wander the woods until being taken in by Magda, an eccentric old woman.
Rating:

based on 1 rating(s) 1 with a review

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Jewish fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
War stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Murphy, Louise, 1943-
True story of Hansel and Gretel.
New York : Penguin Books, 2003
(OCoLC)606983443
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Murphy
ISBN: 0142003077 9780142003077
OCLC Number: 51898940
Description: 297, 12 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Includes questions for discussion.
Responsibility: Louise Murphy.
More information:

Abstract:

A retelling of the classic fairy tale, set in Nazi-occupied Poland, follows two Jewish children, left by their father and stepmother to seek refuge in a dense forest, as they wander the woods until being taken in by Magda, an eccentric old woman.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews

WorldCat User Reviews (1)

The True Story of Hansel and Gretel - riveting

by klas727 (WorldCat user published 2008-04-17) Excellent Permalink
I have never read a book like this before. Nothing before or after have compared to the well-written, descriptive writing of Louise Murphy. I was able to feel the pain, emotion, hunger and smell the smells that they described - the compassion for the people in the book and the absolute horror of the...
Read more...  Read more...
  • Was this review helpful to you?
  •   
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51898940> # The true story of Hansel and Gretel
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "51898940" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/839671> ; # Brothers and sisters
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.54/e21/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/658844#Topic/children> ; # Children
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/658844#Topic/world_war_1939_1945> ; # World War, 1939-1945
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/958866> ; # Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/658844#Topic/jewish_families> ; # Jewish families
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> ; # World War (1939-1945)
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85046925> ; # Fairy tales
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/854835> ; # Children
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/982765> ; # Jewish families
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/658844#Topic/brothers_and_sisters> ; # Brothers and sisters
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/658844#Event/1939_1945> ; # 1939-1945
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/106480253> ; # Louise Murphy
    schema:datePublished "2003" ;
    schema:description "Includes questions for discussion."@en ;
    schema:description "A retelling of the classic fairy tale, set in Nazi-occupied Poland, follows two Jewish children, left by their father and stepmother to seek refuge in a dense forest, as they wander the woods until being taken in by Magda, an eccentric old woman."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/658844> ;
    schema:genre "Historical fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Domestic fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Jewish fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "War stories"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/606983443> ;
    schema:name "The true story of Hansel and Gretel"@en ;
    schema:productID "51898940" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51898940#PublicationEvent/new_york_penguin_books_2003> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/658844#Agent/penguin_books> ; # Penguin Books
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1505/2003045976-s.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780142003077> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51898940> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/658844#Agent/penguin_books> # Penguin Books
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Penguin Books" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85046925> # Fairy tales
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Fairy tales"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> # World War (1939-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "World War (1939-1945)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/839671> # Brothers and sisters
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Brothers and sisters"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/854835> # Children
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Children"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/958866> # Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/982765> # Jewish families
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Jewish families"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/106480253> # Louise Murphy
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1943" ;
    schema:familyName "Murphy" ;
    schema:givenName "Louise" ;
    schema:name "Louise Murphy" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780142003077>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0142003077" ;
    schema:isbn "9780142003077" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/606983443>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "True story of Hansel and Gretel." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51898940> ; # The true story of Hansel and Gretel
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.