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Grace James: The Spring Lover and the Autumn Lover

Language:
English
Genres:
Fiction & Literature, Childrens Fiction

Grace James was an English writer, who is best known as the author of adventure stories for children. Grown up in Japan, Grace James was considered in her time and still remains nowadays as one of the most famous collectors and retellers of stories from the Japanese folk tradition. Her tales and short stories have been collected from many sources, among which are the Book of Record of Ancient Matters, mythology of Japan and oral folk arts.

“The Spring Lover and the Autumn Lover” is a tale, entered in the collection of Japanese Fairy Tales, published in 1910. The story is about the princess named Dear Delight of the World, who was so beautiful and wise, slender and strong, mysterious and bright, that eighty men had came to seek her hand. But she remained cold and inaccessible, so the lovers went away, sad and sorry. But once it happened that God of Autumn and God of Spring went to try their fortune with the Princess…

Become your familiar with the mysterious world of the Far East with the collection of Japanese Fairy Tales! The wise and enlightening legends, which were extremely popular with English youth, will undoubtedly be pleasant to your children, so enjoy the reading!

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