The Sleeping Beauty and other fairy tales From the Old French

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

Narrated By: Mlcui

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: December 2016

Duration: 2 hours 49 minutes


What began as a translation project became a retelling of four classic fairy tales from the Cabinet des Fees, the French collection of over forty volumes. "Certainly the translations, when finished, did not satisfy me, and so I turned back to the beginning and have rewritten the stories in my own way, which (as you may say with the Irish butler) “may not be the best claret, but ’tis the best ye’ve got.” —Preface - Summary by mlcui