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well at the world"s end

William Morris

well at the world"s end

a tale

by William Morris

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Published by Longmans, Green, 1896. in London .
Written in English


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Statementby William Morris.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21252770M

The Well at the World's End is a fantasy novel by the British artist, poet, and author William Morris. It was first published in and has been reprinted a number of times since, most notably in two parts as the 20th and 21st volumes of the Ballantine Adult Fantasy series, in August and September   Buy a cheap copy of The Well at the World's End book by William Morris. Long ago there was a little land, over which ruled a regulus or kinglet, who was called King Peter, though his kingdom was but little. He had four sons whose names Free shipping over $   Well, the girl started off, and asked every one she met to tell her where was the Well of the World’s End. But nobody knew, and she didn’t know what to do, when a queer little old woman, all bent double, told her where it was, and how she could get to it. FREE DOWNLOAD! J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Lord Dunsany, Eddison, Pratt, Peake, Howard are but successors to William Morris. Tale of quest, adventure, magic and war set in an invented age and invented world of the author's own imagination. It contains lots of very old-fashioned archaic English.

The Well at the World's End, Book 1: The Road unto Love By: William Morris () The Well at World's End is thought to be one of the first examples of an entirely fictional fantasy world, and has greatly influenced later fantasy writers such as C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien.   This new book [well, new] is an account of Mackinnon’s travels from New Zealand to the island of Iona off the west coast of Scotland. [And just to complicate things further the earlier Jack de Crow book takes place after the later World’s end book.]. The Well at the World's End by William Morris Part 1 out of homepage; Index of The Well at the World's End; Next part (2) The Well at the World's End by William Morris BOOK ONE The Road Unto Love CHAPTER 1 The Sundering of the Ways Long ago there was a little land, over which ruled a regulus or kinglet. In The Well at the World's End, Ralph of Upmeads, youngest son of the King of Upmeads, leaves home (where nothing exciting ever happens) without permission and sets out looking for adventure. When he hears rumors of a well that exudes water with magical properties, he is intrigued and begins his quest.

Credited with inspiring such fantasy luminaries as C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, William Morris' _The Well at the World's End_ follows the travels of a prince, Ralph of Upmeads, who undertakes a journey to find the magical well of the title. Along the way, our hero encounters adventure, travails, and romance. A must-read for fans of classic quest stories.4/5(2).   Booktopia has The Well at the World's End by Mackinnon A.J.. Buy a discounted Paperback of The Well at the World's End online from Australia's leading online bookstore.5/5(2).   The Well at the World's End is thought to be one of the first examples of an entirely fictional fantasy world, and has greatly influenced later fantasy writers such as C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. The book follows the travels of Ralph, a prince of a tiny country, as he disobeys his fathers wishes and runs away from home to adventure in the world, and seek out the fabled Well at World's End.   The book follows the travels of Ralph, a prince of a tiny country, as he disobeys his fathers wishes and runs away from home to adventure in the world, and seek out the fabled Well at World's End.


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Using language with elements of the medieval tales which were his models, Morris tells the story of Ralph of Upmeads, the fourth and youngest son of a minor king, who sets out, contrary to his parents' wishes, to find knightly adventure and seek the Well at the World's End, a magic well which will confer a near-immortality and strengthened destiny on those who drink from it/5(33).

In The Well at the World's End, Ralph of Upmeads, youngest son of the King of Upmeads, leaves home (where nothing exciting ever happens) without permission and sets out looking for adventure. When he hears rumors of a well that exudes water with magical properties, he is intrigued and begins his quest/5(12).

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The Well at the World's End was among the very first of its kind--it is an epic romance of duplicity, machination, passion, and wizardry, and is, in short, a vast odyssey into the weird.

It is a beautifully rich fantasy, a vibrant fairy tale without fairies/5. The author of this book, The Well at the World's End, was an English poet, writer, textile designer and social commentator who lived decades before cars.

Amazon also often has reviews mixing up or combining the reviews for completely different editions of a book well at the worlds end book for different books with the same name or similar names, or of authors with similar names/5(30).

The Well at the Worlds End is the story of Ralph the youngest son of a minor King who runs away from his peaceful home to seek adventure. On his way he learns of "The Well at the World's End"/5(31). "The Well at the World's End" is the best sort of travel memoir: both funny and filled with adventure.

It records the author's youthful year-long journey from New Zealand to Great Britain induring which he used every conveyance possible except an airplane/5.

The Well at the World's End book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Peter is a man searching for his lost youth, and during /5. ‘The Well at the World’s End’ is highly episodic. It recounts the adventures of Peter Munroe in his attempt to find ‘the well’ of the novel’s title, symbolic of something like ‘the meaning of life’.

The notion that his wife, Fand, encourages Peter to wander aimlessly through the Highlands in such a search seems daft/5(8).

The Well at the World's End, Volume I (actually comprising volumes 1 & 2 of the original published 4 volume work) by William Morris is considered one of the first "pure" fantasies--previous fantasies being set in "exotic" places (similar to Arabian Nights), rather than being set in entirely created settings/5.

These four sons decide one day that they would like to explore the world, so their father gives them permission. From that point on, the plot centers on the youngest son, Ralph.

He sets out in search of the Well at World's End, which grants near. The Well at the World's End: A Tale by William Morris. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Morris, William, Title: The Well at the World's End: A Tale Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: audio books.

The Well at the World's End by William Morris Table of Contents BOOK ONE The Road Unto Love Chapter4/5(44). The Well at the World's End, Volume II by William Morris is not really a second volume, but rather a continuation of this picaresque romance, divided probably by the editor because it was too long to fit into one volume/5.

Buy a cheap copy of The Well at the World's End book by William Morris. In the land of the Upmeads, King Peter's sons thirst for adventure and the King agrees that all except Ralph, the youngest, may go forth.

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"The well at the worlds end" is a wonderfully simple and light read. This is not intended as a criticism or some form of snipe.

What I mean is that you can set out to read a few pages and find, one hour later, you that you have read pages, your tea has gone cold on the table and you feel like reading another few pages/5(25). The Well at the World's End William MORRIS ( - ) The book follows the travels of Ralph, a prince of a tiny country, as he disobeys his fathers wishes and runs away from home to adventure in the world, and seek out the fabled Well at World's End, said to grant eternal youth to those who drink from it.

The Well of the World's End is an Anglo-Scottish Border fairy tale, recorded in the Scottish Lowlands, collected by Joseph Jacobs in English Fairy Tales. His source was The Complaynt of Scotland, and he notes the tale's similarity to the German Frog that tale, it is Aarne-Thompson type"The Frog King" or "Iron Henry".

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