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The Ice-Maiden: and Other Tales

Hans Christian Andersen

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Description:

Short-stories/fairy tales by H. C. Anderson, includes The Ice-maiden -- The Butterfly -- The Psyche -- The Snail and the Rose-tree The Ice-Maiden: Written toward the end of Hans Christian Andersen's career, "The Ice-Maiden" is the story of Rudy, a boy who's mother died in the ice of the mountains while he survives, saved by the kiss of the Ice-Maiden. The Ice-Maiden, jealous that the boy she claimed has escaped her embrace, pursues him through the rest of his life. The Butterfly: A butterfly searches for the perfect flower to be his bride. The Psyche: An artist creates a sculpture of a beautiful woman, to whom he confesses his love and is scorned. The Snail and the Rose-Tree: A Snail and a Rose-Tree have a discussion about the meaning of their lives, and play them out.(Summary by ElleyKat)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

2h 25m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

14:18


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

09:19


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

08:15


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

17:59


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:41


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:34


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:08


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:28


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

03:46


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:30


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:11


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:51


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:17


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:16


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

10:34


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:27


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

26:39


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:29