Aesop's Fables by Aesop

Aesop's Fables

Oxford World's Classics (Paperback)

Aesop with Laura Gibbs (Translator)

fiction childrens classics short stories adventurous slow-paced

306 pages | first published 1484

Description

The fables of Aesop have become one of the most enduring traditions of European culture, ever since they were first written down nearly two millennia ago. Aesop was reputedly a tongue-tied slave who miraculously received the power of speech; from ...
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Moods

informative 75%
lighthearted 50%
reflective 50%
adventurous 25%
dark 25%
funny 25%

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medium 25%
fast 25%

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