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by Hans Christian Andersen

Based on Danish, German and Greek legends and historical events, linked to popular belief and inspired by the literary currents of his time, Andersen created the most important fairy tales of the Biedermeier period. Andersen's fairy tales are not only timeless; they are now part of world literature.

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