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The Shoes of Fortune

by Hans Christian Andersen Author · Emma Fenney Narrator

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In "The Shoes of Fortune" a series of people who are dissatisfied with their lives, put on a pair of magic shoes that grants them the wishes. A civil servant who idealizes the middle ages, experiences all its inconveniences; a watchman lives the lonely life of his superior and endures a terrifying visit to the moon. The shoes pass from owner to owner until one exhausted wearer who wishes for rest and spiritual freedom, dies. Andersen concludes with a quote by Solon: Call no man happy until he rests in his grave.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Dreamscape Media, LLC
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2018

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 38.7 MB
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