A horse of a different mettle

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This story is also an abridged story from what I can find being published. Originally it comes from Norway. It also seems to be a slightly different version of another fairy tale most everyone has heard of. For now, I’ll leave that a mystery. After listening, can you tell me in the comments what classic fairy tale this is a different telling of? The collecting of this story was by Peter Christen Asbjornsen

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and Jorgen Moe.

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But we can find the book available as authored by Gail Carson Levine. Gail also authored Ella Enchanted, which is a Newberry Honor Book, and a motion picture.

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Norway has long been a country associated with Norse mythology and the Vikings as far as history goes. It also boasts some of the most spectacular scenery you could hope to imagine and a rich and cultured people.

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With that, I leave you with ‘The Princess on the Glass Hill‘:

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