Publish date: September 1st 1990
Publisher: Hippocrene Books
Edition language: English
Even though I just finished this book yesterday, I feel the need to write my review quickly because it's a story that seems to slide out of my mind; when I would walk away from it and come back, it often took me a moment to reorient myself to this strange little story. Perhaps such slipperiness is a...
So this is the tale that launched a thousand mermaid stories. If you can launch a mermaid story, that is. Now, it is an old story – you know before women were considered fully fledged members of the human race and stuff. In some ways, it is rather symp...
Okay, I feel like one of those people who go, "omg, the Glee cover was WAY better than the original", but... I read Jean Giraudoux's Ondine when I was a child, and re-read it a thousand times since, plus I watched the wonderful comédie-française production, starring a young Isabelle Adjani, so it'...