Books Should Be Free
Loyal Books
Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBook Downloads
Search by: Title, Author or Keyword

Fortunatus' Song

Book cover
By: (1835-1913)

Fortunatus' Song by Alfred Austin is an enchanting tale of love, loss, and redemption. Set in the idyllic English countryside, the story follows the young protagonist, Fortunatus, as he navigates the challenges of life and discovers the true meaning of happiness.

Austin's lyrical prose draws the reader in from the very first page, painting vivid pictures of the landscapes and characters that populate Fortunatus' world. His exploration of themes such as fate, destiny, and the power of love is both thought-provoking and deeply moving.

At its core, Fortunatus' Song is a story about resilience and the enduring strength of the human spirit. Through Fortunatus' journey, we are reminded of the importance of perseverance and hope in the face of adversity.

Overall, Fortunatus' Song is a beautifully written and captivating novel that will stay with readers long after they have turned the final page. Austin's storytelling prowess shines through in this timeless tale, making it a must-read for anyone looking for a poignant and compelling story.

Book Description:
Not all of the English poets laureate have been the greatest masters of verse. Alfred Austin, who assumed this post after Alfred Lord Tennyson, was one of the less distinguished - if more prolific - late Victorian poets. In modern times, his verse has become celebrated not for its smooth earnestness, but rather for the occasional howlers it contains. A notable example is this song from his pastoral epic Fortunatus the Pessimist, the final couplet of which is a popular favourite in anthologies of bad verse. - Summary by Algy Pug

Stream audiobook and download chapters

Review this book

Popular Genres
More Genres
Paid Books