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A magical storyteller's timeless tales. Here are 127 of Andersen's classic stories, translated by "Mrs. Edgar Lucas" in the 19th century. Included are such well-known tales as "The Emperor's New Suit", "The Little Match-Seller", "Thumbelina", "The Little Mermaid", and "The Snow Queen".

Public Domain (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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  • Sherrie Johnson
  • 2018-12-04

Would be a great addition to my audio library, but

The stories are listed as Chapter One, Chapter Two, Chapter Three, etc. with never a title of a story. Good luck at finding your favorite story buried in the forty something chapters. This makes what could be a very fun book to share with children or grandchildren absolutely useless. Wish I hadn't purchased it. I don't have time to listen to 41 and 1/2 hours to find The Little Match Girl or The Ugly Duckling.

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  • freedom2fly
  • 2018-07-01

first time ever reading the classics!

Definitely interesting! I don't agree with everything he wrote doctrinally but he was so creative he captures and hold your mind and heart story after story. Definitely a reread and want to purchase a classic edition.

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  • Nishant
  • 2014-03-08

Nice tales but a terrible reading

What didn’t you like about Angele Masters’s performance?

Her voice is so childish. And it seems she's making a wretched mockery of the characters.

Any additional comments?

Really, really bad reading.

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  • Silly Napkin
  • 2014-02-28

Horrible Translation of Hans Christian Anderson

Audible, can you list the translator as well as the year of translation of translated works? This old translation is quite bad but I did not know it was such an old translation when I got the book.

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  • Heath
  • 2019-02-28

hard to get through

not sure if it was the narrator or the stories but I honestly just could not wait till this book ended and when it finally did I was happy to be done with it. some stories were so interesting but came across as boring if that makes sense.

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  • mj
  • 2019-02-22

Run on fairytales

I was excited to have a full collection of Hans Christian Andersen’s writings however, a pause and an introduction between stories would have been nice.