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Dec 23, 2023

Tenth Day of CraftLit

LINK TO DAY 1 of the Twelve Days of CraftLit—

On the tenth day of CraftLit, join us for a festive treat as we take on the first six chapters of E.T.A. Hoffmann's 'Nutcracker and Mouse-King.' Immerse yourself in this holiday classic where toys spring to life, and a whimsical battle between mice and soldiers awaits.

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Nutcracker and Mouse-King (1816)

By: E. T. A. Hoffmann (1776 - 1822) - - 

Translated by: Mrs. St. Simon - 

From: Nutcracker and Mouse-King (version 2) - 


eText (Deutsch) -  

Read by: Sandra Cullum - 

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