Nutcracker and Mouse King and The Tale of the Nutcracker

Nutcracker and Mouse King and The Tale of the Nutcracker

E. T. A. Hoffmann, Alexandre Dumas père


The unique tales at the back of everyone's favourite Christmas ballet

It wasn't until eventually the Fifties that seeing The Nutcracker at Christmastime turned an American culture. however the tale itself is way older and its unique cause extra advanced. This eye-opening new quantity offers of the tale's earliest models, either in new translations: E.T.A. Hoffmann's Nutcracker and Mouse King (1816), within which a tender woman is whisked away to the Land of Toys to assist her lively nutcracker defeat the Mouse King, and Alexandre Dumas's 1845 version, The story of the Nutcracker, in line with Hoffmann's well known paintings. impossible to resist stories of magic, secret, and adolescence experience, those undying delights and clean interpretations in regards to the significance of mind's eye will captivate readers of every age.

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