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    • The Cormorants of Udröst

    • A Norwegian Folk Story
    • By: Peter Christen Asbjörnsen
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 12 mins
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    Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1812-1885) was a Norwegian writer, scholar and collector of traditional folktales. The Cormorants of Udröst is one of the stories he collected. It tells of a fisherman who found the mythical island of Udröst and befriended its strange and wonderfully generous inhabitants.

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    • The Great Fairy Tale Collection

    • Marvellous Tales from Around the World
    • By: Andrew Lang, Maurice Baring, Peter Christen Asbjörnsen, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
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    A fascinating collection of some of the great - but less well known - fairy tales of all time. 

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    • The Pancake

    • By: Peter Christen Asbjörnsen
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1812-1885) was a Norwegian writer, scholar and collector of traditional folktales. The Pancake is the tragic tale of one piece of fried batter's desperate escape attempt from the woman who cooked it, her seven ravenous children, her husband, a passer-by, assorted poultry and a greedy pig.

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    • Matthias the Hunter's Stories

    • Folk Tales from Norway
    • By: Peter Christen Asbjörnsen
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 17 mins
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    Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1812-1885) was a Norwegian writer, scholar and collector of traditional folktales. 'Matthias the Hunter's Stories' is one of the sets of tales he collected and tells accounts of encounters with the Hulda (woodland or bogland fairy) and the brownie.

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    • An Old Fashioned Christmas Eve

    • By: Peter Christen Asbjörnsen
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 27 mins
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    Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1812-1885) was a Norwegian writer, scholar and collector of traditional folktales. 'An Old Fashioned Christmas Eve' describes a young Norwegian soldier recovering from an illness who finds himself stranded on Christmas Eve with a family who sit around the fire telling a series of quite extraordinary folktales and ghost stories.

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    • Peter Gynt

    • A Folk Tale from Norway
    • By: Peter Christen Asbjörnsen
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1812-1885) was a Norwegian writer, scholar and collector of traditional folktales. Peter Gynt is the story of a hunter who gets the better of a group of trolls who like to take over peoples' farms.

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    • The Lads Who Met the Trolls in the Hedale Wood

    • By: Peter Christen Asbjörnsen
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1812 - 1885) was a Norwegian writer, scholar and collector of traditional folk tales. The Lads who met the Trolls in the Hedale Wood is one such folk story. Two teenage lads are stranded in the Hedale Wood overnight. Before long they hear heavy footsteps and sniffing. Three enormous trolls are on the scent of human flesh...how can they manage to escape?

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    • The Giant Who Had No Heart

    • A Norwegian Folk Tale
    • By: Peter Christen Asbjörnsen
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 15 mins
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    The Giant Who Had No Heart tells the story of a kind prince who sets off to rescue his brothers and their sweethearts, who have been turned to stone by a cruel giant. With the help of a raven, a salmon, a wolf and a very clever princess, he is finally able to rescue his brothers and their brides and win the princess for himself....

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