The Land Where Stories End

by David Foster

ISBN 1 875989 88 9


Publication date: August 2002


David Foster talks about The Land where Stories End



A post-modern fable set in Dark Ages Ireland.

'A king had a beautiful daughter. She was so beautiful that any man who saw her at once wanted to marry her. Well, the poor king got so fed up with this he locked his daughter in a round tower where an old monastery had once stood. … In the end the king was forced to proclaim that any man who could open the door would have his daughter's hand in marriage and become heir to the throne.

Such was the king's wealth and the reputation of his daughter's beauty that just about every man in the entire kingdom wanted to try.

It wasn't long before the keyhole was damaged by people shoving things into it that didn't really belong there.'



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