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The King of the Golden River

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The King of the Golden River is a charming fairy tale that follows the journey of three brothers who set out to find their fortune in the mysterious and forbidding valley of the Golden River. The youngest brother, Gluck, demonstrates kindness and humility in the face of adversity, while his older brothers' greed leads them to their downfall.

John Ruskin's vivid descriptions of the natural landscape add to the enchanting atmosphere of the story, drawing readers into a fantastical world where water turns to gold and animals speak in riddles. The moral lessons in the tale are timeless and resonate with readers of all ages, teaching the importance of generosity, compassion, and the consequences of selfishness.

Overall, The King of the Golden River is a captivating and thought-provoking read that will leave a lasting impression on anyone who delves into its pages. Ruskin's timeless story is sure to be cherished by readers for generations to come.

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When three brothers mortally offend Mr. Southwest Wind, Esquire, their farm is laid waste and their riches lost. Desperate for money, the brothers become goldsmiths and melt down their remaining treasures . . . only to find that the spirit of the King of the Golden River resides with a molded tankard, and knows the secret of the riches of the Golden River. (Introduction by Xenutia)

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