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The Snow Queen

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"The Snow Queen" is an original fairy tale written by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen. The tale was first published 21 December 1844 in New Fairy Tales. First Volume. Second Collection. 1845. The story centres on the struggle between good and evil as experienced by Gerda and her friend, Kai.


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