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Escape from the future; the incredible adventures of a young Russian.

Author: Vladimir Petrov
Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press [1973]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features folktales such as "The Three Billy-Goats Gruff", "Hansel and Gretel", "Sleeping Beauty", and some perhaps not so familiar, "The Magic Bird", "The Goose Girl", and "The Pancake".

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Petrov, Vladimir, 1915-
Escape from the future.
Bloomington, Indiana University Press [1973]
(OCoLC)652450080
Named Person: Vladimir Petrov; Vladimir Petrov; Vladimir Petrov
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vladimir Petrov
ISBN: 0253123607 9780253123602 0253201721 9780253201720
OCLC Number: 746135
Notes: Combines the author's Soviet gold, 1949, and My retreat from Russia, 1950.
Reprint, with a new pref. by the author, of the 1951 ed. published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, under title: It happens in Russia.
Description: 470 pages map 25 cm
Contents: Foreword1. The Three Billy-Goats Gruff2. The Ingrates3. John the Bear4. The Giant Who Had No Heart in His Body5. The Castle of No Return6. The Danced-Out Shoes7. The Maiden in the Tower8. How the Devil Married Three Sisters9. The White Cat10. The Little Gardener with Golden Hair11. Anpu and Bata12. The Doctor and His Pupil13. A Tale of a Boy Who Set Out to Learn Fear14. Hansel and Gretel15. Boots and the Troll16. The Master-Smith17. The Child Sold to the Devil18. Godfather Death19. Little Red Riding-Hood20. Maid Lena21. The Three Princesses of Whiteland22. The Frog Princess23. The White Bride and the Black Bride24. The Three Citrons25. Sleeping Beauty26. East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon27. King Bean28. King Lindorm29. The Frog King30. Sister Alionushka, Brother Ivanushka31. The Six Swans32. The Rich Man and His Son-in-Law33. The Animal Wife34. Friends in Life and Death35. The Two Step-Sisters36. Tom Tit Tot37. The Three Aunts38. The Hunchback's Gift39. The Princess Who Was Rescued from Slavery40. The Hearth-Cat41. Katie Woodencloak42. One-Eye, Two-Eyes, and Three-Eyes43. The Self-Propelled Carriage44. Faithful John45. The Princess on the Glass Hill46. The Servant Who Took the Place of His Master47. The Goose-Girl48. Lord Peter49. The Gold Bird50. The Well at the World's End51. The Goldfish52. The Grateful Animals and the Talisman53. The Ass That Lays Money54. Two Out of the Sack55. Horns56. The Magic Bird57. The King's Hares58. The Lamb with the Golden Fleece59. The Blue Belt60. True and Untrue61. The Louse Skin62. The Young Giant63. The Miller's Four Sons64. The Speedy Messenger65. The Language of Animals66. The Three Languages67. The Lazy Boy68. Tom Thumb69. The Armless Maiden70.
Other Titles: It happens in Russia

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"If you can buy only one fairytale book a year, buy this. Why? Because the chooser knows more about the folktales of all countries than anyone else in the world, and the choice is the flower of the Read more...

 
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