The Feathered Ogre Summary
Italo Calvino

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The Feathered Ogre Summary

"The Feathered Ogre" was first published in Italo Calvino's collection, Italian Folk Tales, in 1956. It is a transcription of a traditional story from the oral tradition in Italian culture. In this fairy tale, a man goes on a quest for a feather plucked from the body of a terrible ogre who lives in a cave on a mountain and eats every human being he sees. In his search for the ogre, the man stops...

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