Fairy Tales Silver Collection (Illustrated)

Fairy Tales Silver Collection (Illustrated)

by Hans Christian Andersen

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Overview

Rare edition with unique illustrations.

Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author best known for writing children's stories including "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling."
But he didn't just write short stories, and his intended audience wasn't restricted to children. In addition to his fairy tales, Andersen wrote poems, plays, novels,
travel books, essays, and more. He hungered for recognition at home (Denmark) and abroad-and he got it! Eventually. Today, his stories can be read in over one hundred languages.
But no matter what language they're in, Andersen's tales have got something for everyone. In them, you'll find beauty, tragedy, nature, religion, artfulness,
deception, betrayal, love, death, judgment, penance, and-occasionally-a happy ending.
They're complex tales, but since Andersen himself was pretty complex, we like to think that art imitates life. Or something like that.

The Princess and the Pea
The Snow Queen
The Tinder Box
The Ugly Duckling
Thumbelina

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781729520482
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/19/2018
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)

About the Author

Date of Birth:

April 2, 1805

Date of Death:

August 4, 1875

Place of Birth:

Odense, Denmark

Place of Death:

Copenhagen, Denmark

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