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The Tale of Tsar Saltan is a story about the son of the youngest of three royal sisters. Prince Gvidon’s jealous aunts remove him and his mother from their kingdom in secret, intending to have them killed. The story follows Gvidon’s consequent interactions with a beautiful swan and other enchanted creatures to help him seek justice and return to his rightful kingdom.
What makes this book stand out?
This story is quite different from Pushkin’s other works; it is a fairy tale!
Read it for
The enchanted components that drive the plot.
Don't read it for
The unusually convenience of the progression of the plot.