"Grisly and atmospheric…[these] stories feature small worlds of animal amorality in which the sweet taste of revenge leaves no aftertaste of guilt." —Publishers Weekly
Alternating between the past and the present, The Animals builds powerfully towards the revelation of a character-defining betrayal.
The Bicentennial Edition
"This is the book I wanted as a child and didn’t have, the book I’d have liked both to give to my children and to keep for myself, the book I shall give my grandchildren." —A. S. Byatt, from the introduction to The Annotated Brothers Grimm
Without question, The Annotated Christmas Carol is the most authoritative and entertaining edition of Dickens classic ever produced.
Not since Bruno Bettelheim's The Uses of Enchantment has there been such an illuminating contribution to the world of children's fairy tales.