1. Andrea M

    I always knew it as one of the saddest fairytales. It’s interesting how they have a kernel of truth in history.

  2. A. K Saha

    Beautiful presentation. First part history based and second part narrative and also very charming . Glad to see the place on blog post. thanks.

  3. What fun it is to know more about the pied piper. really loved it but do put some short subheadings when you are making long posts. This helps in reading and channelizing your thought process without divulging elswhere.

  4. Mita Ghosh

    Nostalgic post. Being a teacher of English, many yrs ago I directed this as a short play in my school.It was great fun directing the little boys as rats. Enjoyed your post.

  5. […] Germany is the home to fairy tales; which I understood pretty later in my teens and rediscovered it when I came to Germany. One such tale which almost everyone of us has grown up with is that of the Pied Piper of Hamelin (“Hamilon’er bashiwala” in Bangla). Hamelin is just a couple of hours away from Magdeburg and during June they celebrate the Pied Piper Day! […]

  6. Anirban!!! It was so good to read your writing after so long. You’ve improved by leaps and bounds. And thank you for sharing such a beautiful experience with your readers. I hope to read more of these wonderful stories in the future. I used to love the Pied Piper of Hamelin…I’ve always been super into fairy tales. But what attracts me the most is of course the history in which all these lores are steeped in. Thanks for sharing this with the world.

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