THE HEN - J. F. Campbell


By J. F. Campbell

  • Release Date: 2015-07-16
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature


John Francis Campbell was a Scottish author, mostly known as a collector of folklore. Inspired by the work of the Grimm brothers and by Scandinavian scholars, John Campbell used his fluent Gaelic to study the Gaelic oral tradition, and published four volumes of collected stories as “Popular Tales of the West Highlands Orally Collected”, with a Translation in 1860-1862.
Once upon a time there was the woman, who bore a hen. When the dwellers of the village discovered that fact, expelled the woman. After several years the hen grew up and decided to visit the king… What happened next? Read the story to know!