This has to be THE worse travel guide I have EVER bought. The maps are useless, the information on hotels and where to eat are useless. E.g. One of the Hotels/restaurants described in the book as: `right in the heart of the countryside & sign posted from the town', is in reality the first hotel to be built in Zagora, the slums have now surrounded the hotel/restaurant & it is very extremely difficult to find! As most of the road signs in Morocco are in Arabic, it would have be a good idea to have them in the book. We tried to use this book to drive around Morocco, & ended up getting lost for 5 hours because of the road signs. All-in-all the information is about 20 years… Read more
Newly translated and finely illustrated, this collection includes such perennial favouries as "Rumplestiltskin", "Hansel and Gretel", and "The Bremen Town Musical", alongside such lesser-known stories as "The Six Swans" and "The Three Feathers". The translator, Elizabeth Shub, has gone back to the first edition of the Grimms "Household Tales" (published originally in two volumes appearing in 1812 and 1815) because she felt these earliest versions to be more straightforward than the later editions of Grimm, which often incorporated more elaborate embellishments. In her Foreword, Elizabeth Shub writes: "The total unselfconsciousness of the stories in the initial edition endows them with… Read more
Angels FC need a free-kick expert. Will Jeremy Emery prove to be their hot-shot? Not if it's freezing, he won't! Jeremy hates the cold - and to avoid it he'll try tricks that are even lower than the temperature!