DENMARK: Pack of Cards

Busy Londoners scurrying home from "the city" were arrested last week by an appeal from newsboy throats which was not to be withstood: "Get your Evening News! New story by Hans Christian Andersen! Paper, sir?"

As they whirled home through the underground, the purchasers of this rare pennyworth perused a little story, in the now familiar vein, which described the adventures of a boy with the kings, queens and knaves of a pack of cards. In the end all the royal cards are burnt, and this denouement seemed commonplace enough to most of...

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