Pullman's spyglass turns on Grimm

Pullman's spyglass turns on Grimm
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: author Philip Pullman does not radically reinterpret old tales, but gently recrafts them.

Grimm Tales for Young and Old by Philip Pullman. Penguin Classics, €25.20. Reviewed by Anna Carey.

Grimm Tales for Young and Old by Philip Pullman

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Once upon a time there were two brothers who set out on an adventure. They wanted to gather as many stories as possible before the people in their country forgot them all. They heard stories from friends and neighbours, from artists and housewives. And then they put the stories into a big book, and lived happily ever after.

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