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All the apples in the kingdom & a missing damsel

Aleksander stepped into his kingdom once again. Where another viewer saw a slightly seedy terrace overlooking newer apartment blocks and a small potted tree bearing mouldy apples, what Aleksander saw in his private kingdom was the tree of golden apples. It had always been so, ever since his baba (grandmama) had narrated “The nine pea-hens and golden apples” which had

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