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The Puppet-Show Man

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Hans Christian Andersen became famous after publishing his fantastic novel in 1829. In the following years he established 3 compilations of tales “The Puppet Showman” is a story that teaches us to be careful with our wishes. Once the puppet showman gave a representation in the little town of Slagelse. There he met a young man who was a candidate from the Polytechnic Institution in Copenhagen. After representation the showman and the young man went to drink some wine and speak about life. The showman told the young man that he dreamed to be a director of a show with real people, not puppets. And suddenly his dream has fulfilled. What happened next? Read “The Puppet Showman” to know.

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