The True Story of Hansel and Gretel, 2003, a novel of war and survival;  Louise Murphy, softback, very good condition.


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Probably Louise Murphy's most significant and acclaimed novel: "The True Story of Hansel and Gretel: A Novel of War and Survival". She caught both kids and adult readers in her story of the classic fairy tale Hansel and Gretel mixed in with the Holocaust and World War II. Mark Harris, a reporter for Entertainment Weekly, described the change from the fairy tale into a “parable of survival” an “intriguing idea”. She won the Writers Digest award for poetry and she also won the Shaunt Basmajian Award for books both in 2003.

THE TRUE STORY OF HANSEL AND GRETEL, a novel of war and survival - Louise Murphy