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The water of the Wondrous Isles

Author: William Morris
Publisher: [Auckland] : The Floating Press, [2012] ©2012
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Drawing on medieval legend and age-old fantasy tropes, William Morris' Water of the Wondrous Isles combines the best of both of these genres and updates them with an interesting thematic twist: the heroic figure who leads the quest is a plucky, spirited young girl. Fans of classic fantasy will relish this exquisitely wrought tale.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Morris, William.
Water of the Wondrous Isles.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Morris
ISBN: 9781775459644 1775459640
OCLC Number: 817881913
Notes: Archived by the National Library of New Zealand in PDF (493 pages).
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Hypertext links contained in the archived instances of this title are non-functional.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Title; Contents; THE FIRST PART: OF THE HOUSE OF CAPTIVITY; Chapter I --
Catch at Utterhay; Chapter II --
Now Shall Be Told of the House by the Water-Side; Chapter III --
Of Skin-Changing; Chapter IV --
Of the Waxing of the Stolen Child; Chapter V --
Of Birdalone, and How She is Grown into Maidenhood; Chapter VI --
Herein is Told of Birdalone's Raiment; Chapter VII --
Birdalone Hath an Adventure in the Wood; Chapter VIII --
Of Birdalone and the Witch-Wife; Chapter IX --
Of Birdalone's Swimming; Chapter X --
Birdalone Comes on New Tidings; Chapter XI --
Of Birdalone's Guilt and the Chastisement Thereof. Chapter XII --
The Words of the Witch-Wife to BirdaloneChapter XIII --
Birdalone Meeteth the Wood-Woman Again; Chapter XIV --
Of Birdalone's Fishing; Chapter XV --
Birdalone Weareth Her Serpent-Ring; Chapter XVI --
Birdalone Meeteth Habundia Again; And Learneth Her First Wisdom of Her; Chapter XVII --
The Passing of the Year into Winter; Chapter XVIII --
Of Spring-Tide and the Mind of Birdalone; Chapter XIX --
They Bid Farewell, Birdalone and the Wood-Mother; Chapter XX --
Of Birdalone and the Sending Boat; THE SECOND PART: OF THE WONDROUS ISLES; Chapter I --
The First Isle. Chapter II --
Birdalone Falleth in with New FriendsChapter III --
Birdalone is Brought Before the Witch-Wife's Sister; Chapter IV --
Of the Witch's Prison in the Wailing-Tower; Chapter V --
They Feast in the Witch's Prison; Chapter VI --
Atra Tells of How They Three Came Unto the Isle of Increase Unsought; Chapter VII --
The Three Damsels Take Birdalone Out of the Witch's Prison; Chapter VIII --
In What Wise Birdalone was Clad, and How She Went Her Ways from the Isle of Increase Unsought; Chapter IX --
How Birdalone Came to the Isle of the Young and the Old. Chapter X --
Birdalone Comes to the Isle of the QueensChapter XI --
And Now She Comes to the Isle of the Kings; Chapter XII --
Of Birdalone, How She Came Unto the Isle of Nothing; THE THIRD PART: OF THE CASTLE OF THE QUEST; Chapter I --
Birdalone Comes to the Castle of the Quest; Chapter II --
Of Birdalone, and How She Rested the Night through in a Bower Without the Castle of the Quest; Chapter III --
How Birdalone Dight Her for Meeting the Champions of the Quest; Chapter IV --
And Now She Meets the Champions; Chapter V --
Birdalone Has True Tokens from the Champions of the Quest. Chapter VI --
How the Champions Would Do Birdalone to Be Clad Anew in the Castle of the QuestChapter VII --
Of Birdalone, How She Told the Champions All Her Tale; Chapter VIII --
In the Meanwhile of the Departing of the Champions, They Would Pleasure Birdalone with Feats of Arms and Games of Prowess; Chapter IX --
Birdalone Cometh Before the Champions in Her New Array; Chapter X --
The Champions Go Their Ways in the Sending Boat; THE FOURTH PART: OF THE DAYS OF ABIDING; Chapter I --
Of Birdalone's Grief; And of Leonard the Chaplain. Chapter II --
Birdalone Learneth Lore of the Priest Ten Days of Waiting Wear.
Responsibility: William Morris.
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Drawing on medieval legend and age-old fantasy tropes, William Morris' Water of the Wondrous Isles combines the best of both of these genres and updates them with an interesting thematic twist: the heroic figure who leads the quest is a plucky, spirited young girl. Fans of classic fantasy will relish this exquisitely wrought tale.

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