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Beauty and the Beast [Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve, James Robinson Planché] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is the. Madame de Villeneuve’s The Story of the Beauty and the Beast: The Original Classic French Fairytale [Rachel Louise Lawrence, Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de . Madame de Villeneuve’s the Story of the Beauty and the Beast by Gabrielle- suzanne Barbot De Villeneuve, , available at Book.

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I actually preffered this version to the abridgement, the characters are fleshed out, there’s depth to the plotline and more themes are explored. Not what I expected Gina think the love story part was very believable. An entire melodrama unfolds involving the Fairies that live in a kingdom in the air; and Villeneuve teases and tantalizes the audience with bits about the Fairy world, their gabrielle-suzann, their hierarchy, their politics, and their somewhat merciless laws, as well as a fascinating villeneive they undertake called The Terrible Act–basically if they can survive becoming a shape-shifter, they graduate to an elevated status of Fairies where different laws apply.

I think it could have been much more interesting had it been bwrbot intrical part of the beginning of the story. But Beaumont abridged an earlier version, this version, by Villeneuve, and boy did she abridge it!

If you want to read the full story of Beauty and the Beast, look no further than this latest unabridged edition I am a huge fan of Beauty and the Beast.

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Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve. The language is flowery and elaborate. The Best Books of Pages with related products. And secondly, because Beast is really beastlyand it takes longer for them to come to understand each other and fall in love. May 23, Lucy Langford rated it liked it. I’m assuming most people know at least a small amount of gabrielle-suzwnne on Beauty and The Beast.


Get a FREE e-book by joining our gabrieple-suzanne list today! I was so captivated I could hardly put it down, and I finished it in one day. There is also talk of the Beast having gabrielle-szuanne. In a neighboring kingdom, Beauty is the daughter of a king and a different fairy. And finally, instead of the Beast and Beauty bickering the whole time to then fall in love, the book shows the Beast loving her from the beginning and asking every night for marriage.

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Thank you for ve up, fellow book lover! Film versions anthropomorphize him and make him gruffly romantic, which I like, but the book is remarkab It was great to finally read the original story after enjoying so many film adaptations over the years.

The king, Beauty’s real father, grows young again after he’s reunited with his wife. I’d have loved that the reveal had been scrapped and she’d expressed dismay at the transformation, as she did in Beaumont’s version. The merchant and his family are all given positions in the kingdom raising them in status and allowing them to live in the castle. Fairies, good and bad have a lot of involvement in the plot and influence most of what happens in the lives of the characters.

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I love gabrielle-suzanne fairy and folk tales and really wanted to like this but unfortunately I didn’t. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons license. This original version was really good.


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His mother had to wage war to defend an kingdom, and left him in the care of a rather evil fairy. The Original Classic French Fairytale. Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve. Chapter 10 tells the back story of how the Prince bfauty a beast and so This is the oldest known version of Beauty and the Beast written by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve in Expert Database Find experts with knowledge in: Finding no one else in the castle, he eats the food himself.

This quick story packs a punch.

Kindle Editionpages. I mostly wanted to read this to get a better appreciation for YA retellings! So I kept thinking I was almost done, and then, nope!

In this original version fairies play a prominent role in the events that pro This book was hard to read because of the language and syntax as well as the order in which the events unfold. The second section of the book tells of Beauty ‘s real identity, subplots in the Fairy Queendom, and so much more. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Villensuve 03, Katherine Cowley rated it really liked it Shelves: Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

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