The Bronze Ring by Andrew Lang audiobook

The Bronze Ring

By Andrew Lang
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Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a Scottish poet and novelist, best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. “The Bronze Ring” is a story in which a princess falls in love with the son of the palace gardener, although her father wishes her to marry the son of his prime minister. The king devises a quest for the two suitors and attempts to engineer the situation so that the rich youth will win. But the gardener’s son does a good deed to an old woman, who in return helps him win a magic ring which will grant wishes. But the youth’s adventures are not over when he marries the princess. The ring is stolen and he must enlist the aid of some very clever mice to get it back.

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Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a Scottish poet and novelist, best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. “The Bronze Ring” is a story in which a princess falls in love with the son of the palace gardener, although her father wishes her to marry the son of his prime minister. The king devises a quest for the two suitors and attempts to engineer the situation so that the rich youth will win. But the gardener’s son does a good deed to an old woman, who in return helps him win a magic ring which will grant wishes. But the youth’s adventures are not over when he marries the princess. The ring is stolen and he must enlist the aid of some very clever mice to get it back.

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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: 0.40
Audience: Adult
Language: English