By Brian Jacques
Slagar the Fox is bent on revenge - and decided to deliver loss of life and destruction to Redwall Abbey. amassing his evil band round him, Slagar plots to strike on the center of the Abbey. His crafty and cowardly plan is to scouse borrow the Redwall kids - and Mattimeo, Matthias's son, is to be the largest prize of all . . .
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Characters like Cathy exist at the heart of romance and Gothic novels. In these genres, the young woman whose life forms the narrative must undergo a ritual testing of her resilience and strength before she is rewarded with her freedom from the forces that oppress her throughout the novel. A common feature of the test is the confrontation with the other woman, who seeks to deprive the heroine of comfort and fulfillment, beauty, and even life. In the role of other woman is Corrine: glamorous, irresponsible, overtly sexual, and experienced in the ways of the world.
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