Peter Christen Asbjørnsen





Peter Christen Asbjørnsen

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born
in Christiana, Norway
January 15, 1812

died
January 06, 1885

gender
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Peter Christen Asbjørnsen was a Norwegian writer and scholar. He and Jørgen Engebretsen Moe were collectors of Norwegian folklore. They were so closely united in their lives' work that their folk tale collections are commonly mentioned only as "Asbjørnsen and Moe".


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4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 464 ratings50 editions
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Norwegian Folktales
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 225 ratings — published 1960 — 11 editions
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A Time for Trolls: Fairy Ta...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 1962 — 2 editions
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The Three Billy Goats Gruff
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The Man Who Kept House
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