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Copenhagen tales : stories

Lotte Shankland

Copenhagen tales : stories

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Danish Short stories,
  • Translations into English,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Translated from the Danish.

    Statementselected and translated by Lotte Shankland ; edited by Helen Constantine
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT8024.E5 C674 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 363 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27202939M
    ISBN 100199689113
    ISBN 109780199689118
    LC Control Number2014936758
    OCLC/WorldCa890393148

    In he returned to Odense to be honored by his country. Of his many extraordinary novels, this classic rite-of-passage story remains my favourite. Hofberg, Herman. Several flies settle on the bread and jam and he kills seven of them with one blow.

    Fairy Tales and Other Stories. London: J. Increasingly isolating themselves to safeguard their puritan belief in a punishing God, the community gradually falls apart. A selection from the translation of G.

    But the exceptions are majestic. Andersen had by then published his first story, "The Ghost at Palnatoke's Grave" Andersen, this is blackmail. The King searches his land and finding no one of that description except his daughter, decides to marry her. A miller brags to the king that his daughter can spin gold from straw. The story descends into the Victorian moral tales written for children to scare them into good behavior


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