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Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair

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Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair is a captivating medieval romance that follows the intertwining destinies of two young lovers, Christopher and Goldilind. Set in a beautifully imagined medieval world, the story is filled with knights, castles, and adventures that will transport the reader to a different time and place.

The character development in this novel is remarkable, as the author delves deep into the emotions and motivations of each character. Christopher is a brave and noble knight, while Goldilind is a strong and courageous young woman who defies societal expectations. Their love story is both tender and tumultuous, filled with obstacles and challenges that they must overcome in order to be together.

The writing style is poetic and lyrical, with vivid descriptions that bring the medieval world to life. The author's use of language is both evocative and immersive, drawing the reader into the story and making them feel as though they are experiencing the events firsthand.

Overall, Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair is a romantic and enchanting tale that will appeal to fans of medieval literature and historical fiction. With its compelling characters, rich setting, and engaging plot, this book is sure to captivate readers from beginning to end.

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A prose romance set in the forested kingdom of Oakenrealm, where a squirrel can go about from end to end without touching the ground, in which Christopher wins the fair queen Goldilind, discovers his true identity and reclaims his birthright. In this tale of valour and romance, William Morris reimagined the medieval lay of Havelock the Dane. Child Christopher was originally published by Morris's Kelmscott Press and reprinted in the 1970s as the twelfth volume of the celebrated Newcastle Forgotten Fantasy Library. - Summary by Phil Benson

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