Two charming tales by great German Romantic writer. "The Nutcracker" is a beloved Christmas story featuring Godpapa Drosselmeier, the brave Nutcracker and the evil Mouse-King. "The Golden Pot," widely considered Hoffmann's finest story, blends reality and fantasy in a tale about the invasion of super... read more
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