The King of the Golden River
by John Ruskin
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2009
John Ruskin's 19th-century fairy tale, in which a strange dwarf effects the punishment of two cruel older brothers and the ultimate success of the kind young one. Richard Doyle's illustrations will be found to embody the author's ideas with characteristic spirit.
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