Magic Ring by Andrew Lang audiobook

Magic Ring

By Andrew Lang
Read by Michelle Ford

Gildan Media 9781469025322
0.51 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9781469025322

There lived an older couple with one son,Martin. When the husband died, he left behind only a small amount of money forhis wife and Martin. Finding themselves without food, the wife, although shehad wanted to keep the money for a rainy day, sent Martin into town with halfof their money to buy grain for a year. When he walked into town, he found adog that had been tied up and was being beaten for eating a pig of the butcher.Martin, unable to stand watching the dog be beat, offered to purchase the dogand spent all the money allotted for grain on the stag-hound. His mother wasvery angry and sent him back the next day with the rest of the money to buy thegrain. When Martin entered town, he saw a man dragging a cat by a stringheading off to drown the creature. Martin offered to purchase the cat insteadand spent the rest of the family’s money on the cat. Outraged, his motherkicked him out of the house and off he went with the dog and cat, Schurka andWaska. Martin worked honest labor for the next year,and then finds himself on quite an adventure after he rescues a burning damseland takes her back to her father. From him, he receives a magical ring thatseems to get him into more trouble. Luckily, he has his companions, Schurka andWaska, who remember how he once saved them, and they serve him just asfaithfully.

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There lived an older couple with one son,Martin. When the husband died, he left behind only a small amount of money forhis wife and Martin. Finding themselves without food, the wife, although shehad wanted to keep the money for a rainy day, sent Martin into town with halfof their money to buy grain for a year. When he walked into town, he found adog that had been tied up and was being beaten for eating a pig of the butcher.Martin, unable to stand watching the dog be beat, offered to purchase the dogand spent all the money allotted for grain on the stag-hound. His mother wasvery angry and sent him back the next day with the rest of the money to buy thegrain. When Martin entered town, he saw a man dragging a cat by a stringheading off to drown the creature. Martin offered to purchase the cat insteadand spent the rest of the family’s money on the cat. Outraged, his motherkicked him out of the house and off he went with the dog and cat, Schurka andWaska.

Martin worked honest labor for the next year,and then finds himself on quite an adventure after he rescues a burning damseland takes her back to her father. From him, he receives a magical ring thatseems to get him into more trouble. Luckily, he has his companions, Schurka andWaska, who remember how he once saved them, and they serve him just asfaithfully.

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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
Runtime: 0.51
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English