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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Thief and His Master Summary & Analysis

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The Thief and His Master Summary

Hans sends his son out to be taught by a master in witchcraft and theft. The master will take money from the father only if he comes back in a year's time and cannot recognize his son. Fearful that he will have to pay the money, the man speaks with a dwarf who tells him how to recognize his son. Hans takes his son home. They go to a fair where the son turns himself into a horse and is sold back to the master thief. Because his father forgets to take off the horse's bridle, the son cannot change himself back into a man and must ask the stable maid to take the bridle off. The son turns himself into a sparrow but the master thief realizes who he is and follows him. They...

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