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This review is from: Wood Beyond the World (Kindle Edition)
This is a fantasy written using deliberately archaic language (e.g. 'thou wouldst') which I found hard going at first. The aim is clearly to create a 'past times' setting of sailing ships and courtly love, without placing it in a specific historical period or exact place.
The hero, Walter, sails off on an adventure and eventually comes to another place where a Maid is being held in thrall by a Lady, who is both wicked and glamorous. This part of the story drew me in and reads like old Celtic folklore. However sadly the Lady is overthrown all too easily and the rest of the story presents our hero with a few dilemmas which are equally easily solved.
As a story therefore it is rather disappointing. However, it is worth reading as a piece of literary history, as it is said to have influenced both C.S. Lewis and Tolkien.