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Gondal's queen; a novel in verse.

Author: Emily Brontë; Fannie Elizabeth Ratchford
Publisher: [New York], [AMS Press], [1973]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The storyline is a high-quality (Tolkien-quality) fantasy tale that is truly before its time, evoking images of dank dungeons, starry nights and long journeys across desolate landscapes. But whereas Tolkien and most of the fantasy tradition focus on the epic struggle between good and evil, the most amazing things in Emily's world of Gondal are all driven by the simple ache of human love... Nevertheless, wars,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels in verse
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Brontë; Fannie Elizabeth Ratchford
ISBN: 0404089291 9780404089290
OCLC Number: 1140069
Description: 207 pages portrait, facsimiles 23 cm
Responsibility: Arr., with an introd. and notes by Fannie E. Ratchford. Austin, University of Texas Press, 1955.

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The storyline is a high-quality (Tolkien-quality) fantasy tale that is truly before its time, evoking images of dank dungeons, starry nights and long journeys across desolate landscapes. But whereas Tolkien and most of the fantasy tradition focus on the epic struggle between good and evil, the most amazing things in Emily's world of Gondal are all driven by the simple ache of human love... Nevertheless, wars, assassination, treachery, and infancticide also populate the Bronte fantasy realm... --Andrew J. Jacob at Amazon.com & www.bookrags.com.

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