The Wild Swans
Written by Hans Christian Andersen, translated by M.R. James, and illustrated by Marcia Brown [New York: Charles Scribnerís Sons,1963]

In Hans Christian Andersenís The Wild Swans, the heroine Elisa seeks a way to free her eleven brothers from the evil spell that changed them into wild swans. According to Marcia Brown, The Wild Swans, "is a story from Andersenís maturity---a story of longing, terror, and steadfastness of spirit."


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