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Hansel & Gretel

A Nightmare In Eight Scenes

Clive Hicks-Jenkins (illustrated by), Simon Armitage


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Simon Armitage turns Hansel & Gretel into a darkly glittering fairy tale for grown-ups. In vivid and trenchant language, he puts a contemporary spin on the tale we know from the Brothers Grimm. Here is a twenty-first century story, whose preoccupations are poverty and hunger, war and flight, a shifting dystopian landscape where nothing is quite as it seems.

Text and illustration fuse beautifully to summon a nightmarish vision that nonetheless contains humour and humanity and the possibility of a more hopeful future to come.


Faber and Faber



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Hardback; 212 x 210mm



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