Fearless heroes, feisty princesses, sly magicians, terrifying dragons, talking foxes and miniature dogs. They all feature in this enthralling compendium of Chinese fairy tales and legends, along with an array of equally colourful characters and captivating plots.
Dr Richard Wilhelm (10 May 1873 - 2 March 1930) was a German sinologist, theologian, and missionary. He lived in China for 25 years and grew to love and admire the Chinese people. He is best remembered for his translations of philosophical works from Chinese into German that in turn have been translated into other major languages of the world. Frederick H. Martens translated Dr Richard Wilhelm original classic collection of Chinese fairy tales into English.
Move over Aesop! Lovers of fairy tales and folk legends will be delighted by this new collection of Chinese fairy tales ... A great gift for any reader or to oneself. * San Francisco Book Review *