The Fisherman and His Soul

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Cover of book The Fisherman and His Soul by Oscar Wilde

When you fall in love, you could lose your mind. This a little tale about the most important. A young fisherman went into the sea for fishing every day. Sometimes his catch was good, sometimes bad. One day he caught a sleeping mermaid in his net. When she woke up, she cried and told to the fisherman that her father is a King of the Sea and asked him to let her go. The fisherman agreed, but in exchange for freedom, the mermaid had to come to him when he ask her and to sing songs for a good fishing. She did it every day and fisherman had good catch. Day by day, the young man fell in love with her more and more. Eventually he proposed a marriage for a marine beauty. She agreed, but with the one condition, he had to send away his soul…

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