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Fables for the Frivolous (Version 2)

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Fables for the Frivolous is one of the earliest works by the American parodist Guy Wetmore Carryl. These fables are adapted from Jean de La Fontaine's original writings. The Aesop-style fables are written in verse, and are light-hearted re-tellings of fables from two centuries before, each ending with a moral and a pun. Among the more celebrated of the fables are The Persevering Tortoise and the Pretentious Hare, The Arrogant Frog and the Superior Bull, and The Sycophantic Fox and the Gullible Raven. ( from Wikipedia)


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Reviews (Rated: 3 Stars - 1 review)

Reviewer: - June 27, 2017
Subject: hmmmm
Perfect if you like punny poetry...I don't so there goes the low review.


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