The Story Finder

Voices in Fairy Tales

by Michelle Tocher

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Confessional Iron Stove

I’ve heard more than one confession in my day. The king sends people to me, as I provide a safe place where they can unburden their hearts. The king leans against my chimney, and listens to what comes up the pipe. That, more than anything else, has made him wise.

The Confessional Iron Stove in The Goose Girl, Grimms. Illustration by Charles Robinson.

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