The Pen And The Inkstand
H. C. Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author. Although he was a writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. When he became famous he travelled all over Europe, Africa and Asia. Hans Christian Andersen was a unique figure in Danish literature - Andersen's fairy tales were translated into more than 125 languages. He became famous after publishing his fantastic novel in 1829. In spite of the fact that he was a children-oriented fairy tale writer, he didn't have any children. This story plunges you into the fairy atmosphere. This fairy tale clarifies your mind and gives you some food for the brain! One day the inkstand said: "One drop from me was enough for half a piece of paper. All the works of this poet came from me! I was something quite remarkable!" The inkstand was very proud itself. But the pen didn't share her happiness - it told the inkstand that it was just a container for ink without any skills and ideas. But the inkstand disagreed with the opinion of the pen. So they started to argue. Read it till the end to know who was right.