The Wicked Prince
H. C. Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875) was a Danish author of fairy tales, playwright, essayist. In his fairy tales Andersen allocated objects with human properties. "The Wicked Prince" is the fairy tale by H.C Andersen about one prince, who wanted to conquer all countries in the world. He has defeated all his neighbours. The prince ordered to erect his statues on the public places and in churches. Priests were against it. They said that the prince was mighty indeed, but God’s power was much greater than his. Then the prince decided to conquer God. He let construct a magnificent ship to sail through the air. How did the fairy tale end? Read "The Wicked Prince" to know it!