Fables in Rhyme for All Ages: Aesop and Bierce

Fables in Rhyme for All Ages: Aesop and Bierce

by Ron Larson, Patricia Larson


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In this book, Ron Larson twists in rhyme both well-known and little-known fables of Aesop and Ambrose Bierce. Bierce twisted some of Aesop's fables, and now Larson returns the favor to both men. For example, perhaps "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" did so not out of boredom or an attempt to seek attention, but instead wanted to lure the townspeople away from the town "to his flock in order that his gang could loot the town almost non-stop."

Larson also provides a moral for each of his 250 fables that he hopes will both entertain and provide sound advice regarding right conduct.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781492726296
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/12/2013
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Ron Larson is originally from Iowa but has lived in Southwest Virginia with his wife, Pat, for 44 years. He is a retired community college professor and has written ten historical plays. Two were staged in Wytheville, one was serialized in Appalachian Heritage and one won the Virginia Highlands Play Contest. When he is not reading and writing, he enjoys watching Major League Baseball, particularly the St. Louis Cardinals, and visiting and being visited by his three children and their families.

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