Book Review, fairy tale, N4

[N4] ヘンゼルとグレーテル

The fairy tale "Hänsel und Gretel" is a famous German fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm: Siblings Hansel and Gretel are left in the woods by their parents and encounter a wicked witch. This version is a retelling in simple Japanese by the NPO Tagengo Tadoku. I grew up with Grimm's fairy tales as… Continue reading [N4] ヘンゼルとグレーテル

Book Review, Fiction, N3

[N3] 注文(ちゅうもん)の多い料理店(りょうりてん)

Two hunters come across a restaurant in the forest. A sign on the door announces: This restaurant has many orders. With every door they pass through and every room they enter, the two slowly get an inkling of what this might mean... "The Restaurant of Many Orders" is a short story by Miyazawa Kenji from… Continue reading [N3] 注文(ちゅうもん)の多い料理店(りょうりてん)