The Well at the World's End

The Well at the World's End

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.

Although the novel is relatively obscure by today's standards it has had a significant influence… (more)

Book Details  

Language: English

Published in: 1892

Word count: 223,220 words (≈ about 15 hours)


Copyright: Public Domain

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