"The Thorny Road of Honor" is number 121 in the Hans Christian Andersen Center's register of Andersen's literary works, i.e. no. 121 in the category fairy tale (the range 1 - 300). BFN 748.

"The Thorny Road of Honor" was first published December 1855, cf. the bibliographic description (in Danish) in : Digterens danske Vrker 1822-1875, number in bibliography: 748:

rens Tornevei.

Trykt i Folkekalender for Danmark. 1856. 5. Aargang, 32-36. Med lllustration af V. Pedersen. (Udkom December 1855). (Saml. Skr. XIV, 97).

(Bibliografisk kilde: HCAH 1970/305)

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The work was published later (30 March 1863) as a part of Eventyr og Historier. Andet Bind. 1863 [Danish title]. (Number 328. BFN 847. Category/genre: Fairy tale collection).

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