Dunsany: The Quest of the Queen’s Tears

Let us continue the  conceit that the works of Lord Dunsany are the reminiscences of a retired redcap. This time, we have a queen, a quest for her hand, a hero, his servant, and a monster.   What could better suit our purpose? My comments are in blue. Apologies for formatting errors: I need to change my work processes to stop this happening again. *** Sylvia, Queen of the Woods, in her woodland palace, held court, and made a mockery of her suitors. She would sing to them, she said, she would give them banquets,…

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