The Heir of Redclyffe Author:Charlotte Yonge The Heir of Redclyffe has come down the years as one of the great novels of English literature. It is one of the finest and noblest character stories ever written. This new edition, abridged to suit the reading habits of today's reader, should find a large number of sympathetic American readers. It is a story of an open and unashamed devotion... more » to a spiritual goal - of Christianity in action. these character in this unforgettable story will leave an indelible impression upon the reader:
Sir Guy the lion-hearted, a young man of great courage and sefl-effacement, who veritably exemplifies the saying of Jesus, "Greater love heath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends."
Philip, the haughty and domineering cousin, maliciously trying to cast suspicion on the great character and motives of Sir Guy, and when finally his diabolical calculations are exploded, becoming a pitiful mental wreck, under a mournful load of shame, sorrow and remorse.« less