When adults read fairy tales, they are generally not just interested in what happens to the characters: they also reflect on the deeper meaning and the "moral" of the story. This compact volume includes the text of Grimms' lesser-known "Mermaid in the Pond", followed by Verena Kast's interpretation of the tale. For those of us stuck in day-to-day routines, Kast shows how to take a reading of our own "passion barometer" by making this story of love, betrayal, death, transformation and renewal our own. Through exploration of ...

Mermaid in the Pond 1999, Continuum, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780826409263

Trade paperback