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

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The Master-Thief Summary

A peasant man and his wife are approached by a rich man who asks them to cook supper for him. As supper is cooking the peasant man talks with the rich man. He discovers the rich man is actually his son. The man is disappointed when the son tells him he is a master thief. The man is afraid for his son and warns him to stay away from the count who is also the boy's godfather. The boy says the count will not harm him and goes to visit his old friend. The boy tells the count he got rich by becoming a master thief. The count tells the boy he will let him go if he can complete three tasks of thievery. First the boy must steal the count's saddle horse from the stable. Second he must steal the...

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