Argo Classics - Grimm’s Fairy Tales (Argo Classics): Abridged edition

By Brothers Grimm, Read by Ben Kingsley and Sir Michael Hordern

William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time.

Dark and mysterious, the timeless Grimm’s Fairy Tales have enchanted and inspired generations across the world.

The brothers Grimm collected and edited 210 fairy and folk tales, including such beloved classics as ‘Hansel and Gretel’, ‘Rapunzel’ and ‘Little Red Riding Hood’, into an intoxicating and bewitching combination of morality, love, honour and tragedy – and much more besides.

Sir Ben Kingsley and Sir Michael Hordern provide captivating, immersive readings.

Format: Audio-Book
Release Date: 01 Oct 2020
Pages: None
ISBN: 978-0-00-843974-3
Detailed Edition: Abridged edition
The Brothers Grimm were Jacob Ludwig Karl Grimm (1785–1863) and Wilhelm Carl Grimm (1786–1859) who were German academics, philologists, cultural researchers, lexicographers and authors who together collected and published folklore during the 19th century. They were among the first and best-known collectors of German and European folk tales.