Aesop's Fables, Aesop
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Aesop's Fables

Author: Aesop

Narrator: Mary Woods

Unabridged: 3 hr 36 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 01/01/2006

Genre: Fiction - Classics

Synopsis

Much of the richness of our language and moral education is owed to a Greek slave who was executed over two thousand years ago. Literally hundreds of metaphors, axioms, and ideas that are woven into the very fabric of Western culturefrom sour grapes and crying wolf to actions speak louder than words and honesty is the best policyall came from Aesops Fables. An extraordinary storyteller who used cunning foxes, surly dogs, clever mice, and foolish humans to describe the reality of a harsh world, Aesop created narratives that are appealing, funny, politically astute, and profoundly true. And Aesops truth often summed up in the pithy moral of the story retains an awesome power to affect us, reaching us through both our intellects and our hearts. Included here are such fables as "The Country Mouse and the Town Mouse," "The Wind and the Sun," "The Farmer and the Stork," "The Lioness," "The Brash Candlelight," "The Old Woman and the Physician," "The Mole and Her Mother," "The Swallow and the Crow," "The Man Bitten by a Dog," "The Fox and the Grapes," "The Monkey and the Dolphin," "The Hares and the Frogs," and many, many more.

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