Monday, September 29, 2008

The King of the Golden River by John Ruskin/Project Gutenberg

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According to Yesterday's Classics which has republished this classic:

"A fairy tale of what happened to two men who tried to get rich in evil ways and of how the fortune they sought came to their younger brother, whose kind and loving heart prompted him to right action. Widely regarded as a masterpiece of 19th century stories for children. Includes four black and white illustrations by Maria L. Kirk. Ages 8-10, 41 pages."

Detailed description of plot, characters, and story analysis at Wikipedia.

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