Hans Christian Andersen – Fairy Tales

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62. Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen, translated into English by Tiina Nunnally (original 1835-1847, this translation 2004)

Read By: Kate Reading and Richard Matthews
Length: 13h 10m (496 pages)

Genre: Fantasy/Fairy Tales

Started: 09 April 2008
Finished: 04 May 2008

Summary: A new translation of thirty of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales, including some very familiar ones (“Thumbelina”, “The Little Mermaid”, “The Snow Queen”, “The Ugly Duckling”), as well as a host of less familiar (to me, anyways) stories. Talking plants, animals, household items, and toys are present in abundance, as are enchantments, schemes, and lessons learned.

Review: Due to the way my work scheduling goes, late April and early May is the exact time of year when I have to really go out of my way to make time to listen to my audiobook. And, as it happens, both this year and last year I’ve picked audiobooks that…

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