The Tinder Box

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Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1971 - Fairy tales - 28 pages
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By cutting off a witch's head, a soldier gains possession of a magic tinderbox which makes him a wealthy man.

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User Review  - SashaM - LibraryThing

A little collection of typycally highly moralistic tales combined with tales of people behaving badly and getting reward for it: In the Tinder Box a soilder kills a witch after she has made him rich ... Read full review

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User Review  - Whisper1 - LibraryThing

I had a visceral reaction to this book, both in the story and the scariness of the illustrations. It is a story lacking ethics and, in my opinion, not for children. When a weary soldier walks many ... Read full review

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