Do you seek out beautiful writing? A story to read to children? A tale for your own enjoyment? The Golden Amulet fits the bill.
I’m not easily enchanted but this story’s cadence is spell-binding. The prose, as befits a fairytale, is simple and clear yet rich in imagery. The plot purveys a mythical tale: a ragamuffin-like Minstrel sacrifices himself to save a Princess and is shunned by a King; years of peace and prosperity follow but eventually darkness befalls the kingdom at the hands of a Dark Wizard; the Minstrel, who proves to be an eternally youthful wonder, returns, and ….
Read The Golden Amulet to get the rest. You won’t be disappointed.