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The Goldsmith's Fortune

Andrew Lang

This is a story of one goldsmith, living in a village full of bad greedy people. The only person he could communicate to was a cowherd. But every evening the cowherd had to go for a walk with the goldsmith, even though he was very tired. Once he asked another cowherd, could he go to have a quarrel with the goldsmith? That guy advised him to kill a goldsmith’s wife. The cowherd was stupid enough to take the advice and he killed poor woman. When the goldsmith came home and found the wife dead, he propped her up against the wall outside. Do you want to know what for? Then read this fascinating history.

This is a story of one goldsmith, living in a village full of bad greedy people. The only person he could communicate to was a cowherd. But every evening the cowherd had to go for a walk with the goldsmith, even though he was very tired. Once he asked another cowherd, could he go to have a quarrel with the goldsmith? That guy advised him to kill a goldsmith’s wife. The cowherd was stupid enough to take the advice and he killed poor woman. When the goldsmith came home and found the wife dead, he propped her up against the wall outside. Do you want to know what for? Then read this fascinating history.
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Description:

This is a story of one goldsmith, living in a village full of bad greedy people. The only person he could communicate to was a cowherd. But every evening the cowherd had to go for a walk with the goldsmith, even though he was very tired. Once he asked another cowherd, could he go to have a quarrel with the goldsmith? That guy advised him to kill a goldsmith’s wife. The cowherd was stupid enough to take the advice and he killed poor woman. When the goldsmith came home and found the wife dead, he propped her up against the wall outside. Do you want to know what for? Then read this fascinating history.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Anastasia Bertollo

Length:

6m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:47