Literature: The Charwoman's Shadow

The Charwoman's Shadow is a fantasy novel written by Lord Dunsany. A nobleman sends his son off to a magician to learn how to make gold, for his sister's dowry. He discovers an elderly charwoman lives there, distressed that she has lost her shadow to the magician, and more distressed when she found the hero has done the same.

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Alternative Title(s):

The Charwomans Shadow