The Golden Mermaid by Andrew Lang audiobook

The Golden Mermaid

By Andrew Lang
Read by Cathy Dobson

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Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a Scottish poet and novelist, best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. Three princes are sent on a quest by their father, to find who it is who steals the golden apples from the King’s tree. The youngest son befriends a wolf who is in reality a magician. From the wolf he learns that a magical golden bird is the thief. In attempting to steal the golden bird, the prince is captured by its owner, the Emperor. The latter agrees to spare the prince’s life if he can steal the golden horse from the ruler of the neighbouring kingdom. In attempting to do this the prince is again captured. This time the ruler agrees to spare the prince’s life if he can capture the elusive and beautiful golden mermaid. With the aid of the wolf, the prince sets out to attempt this impossible task…

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Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a Scottish poet and novelist, best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. Three princes are sent on a quest by their father, to find who it is who steals the golden apples from the King’s tree. The youngest son befriends a wolf who is in reality a magician. From the wolf he learns that a magical golden bird is the thief. In attempting to steal the golden bird, the prince is captured by its owner, the Emperor. The latter agrees to spare the prince’s life if he can steal the golden horse from the ruler of the neighbouring kingdom. In attempting to do this the prince is again captured. This time the ruler agrees to spare the prince’s life if he can capture the elusive and beautiful golden mermaid. With the aid of the wolf, the prince sets out to attempt this impossible task…

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Author Bio: Andrew Lang

Author Bio: Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang (1844–1912), Scottish man of letters educated at the Edinburgh Academy, St. Andrews, and Balliol College, Oxford, became a prolific and versatile London journalist. He took a leading part in the controversy with Max Müller and his school about the interpretation of mythology and folk tales. He published several volumes of verse and several solid contributions to the study of the philosophy and religion of primitive man. He also wrote the four-volume History of Scotland, A History of English Literature, and many fairy-tale collections, as well as works on Homer, Joan of Arc, Scott, Lockhart, Mary Stuart, John Knox, Prince Charlie, Tennyson, and others.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 0.35
Audience: Adult
Language: English