Once There was a King

by Rabindranath Tagore · Pre-Intermediate

The Nobel Prize winning author, Rabindranath Tagore, is famous all over the world for his novels, poems and songs, written in Bengali, but his shorter work is not so well-known. In this tale, Tagore tells us a story, just as a seven-year-old boy listens to his old grandmother telling it, about a princess who marries a child, looks after him and prepares him to be her husband and lover (1,800 words)

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