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    • Matthias the Hunter's Stories

    • Folk Tales from Norway
    • By: Peter Christen Asbjörnsen
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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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.

    Regular price: $4.25

    • An Old Fashioned Christmas Eve

    • By: Peter Christen Asbjörnsen
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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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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    • The Lads Who Met the Trolls in the Hedale Wood

    • By: Peter Christen Asbjörnsen
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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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?

    Regular price: $2.12