December 14th, 2013

Golden Hair

The Coloured Lands

The Coloured Lands by G. K. Chesterton

A posthumous collection of some of the more whimsical works of Chesterton, including essays, cartoons, poetry, and -- tales, I think is better than stories.  Most are more striking for their creative ideas than for the care with which he worked out the world-building.  A number are juvenilia.

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which wife was she?

In the backstory, there was this man.  He went through seven wives, hoping for an heir.

During that time, he married my heroine's mother.  Then he repudiated her because her dowry had been enchanted and so falsified.  Then she had a baby.
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