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William Morris

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Book cover: The Wood Beyond the WorldThe Wood Beyond the World
by - Kelmscott Press ,
A groundbreaking fantasy novel, the story of Golden Walter, who finds himself in a frightening world after being abandoned by his wife. The novel takes the form of Walter's quest for the visionary Maid that he sees at the beginning of his journey.
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Book cover: The Well At The World's EndThe Well At The World's End
by - Longmans, Green ,
King Peter's sons thirst for adventure and the King agrees that all except Ralph may go forth. But Ralph secretly makes his way to Wulstead, and here learns about the Well at the World's End, beginning a journey which will eventually lead him there.
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Book cover: The Water of the Wondrous IslesThe Water of the Wondrous Isles
by - Longmans, Green, and Co. ,
Stolen as a child and raised as servant to a witch, Birdalone ultimately escapes in her captress's magical boat, in which she travels to a succession of strange and wonderful islands. Morris is precursor of much of present-day fantasy literature.
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Book cover: The Sundering FloodThe Sundering Flood
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
Morris unveils with a poetic command of the English language and a sure knowledge of the Medieval world a fantasy of courage and love -- of a hero with a magical sword, a land of dwarves, and a romantic divide, which is the flooding tide itself.
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Book cover: The Roots of the MountainsThe Roots of the Mountains
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
Combining the ancient tales of northern Europe he loved so much with folk tales and writing them as a modern novel, William Morris (1834-1896) pioneered modern fantasy literature and influenced books such as J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings.
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Book cover: News from NowhereNews from Nowhere
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
One of the most significant English works on the theme of utopia, the tale of William Guest, a Victorian who wakes one morning to find himself in the year 2102 and discovers a society that has changed beyond recognition into a pastoral paradise.
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