A Forest Betrothalby Erckmann Chatrian
Format of Original Source: Short Story
Recommended Adaptation Length:
Candidate for Adaptation? Not Likely
“Where are you going through the forest at this hour, my dear child?”
She stretched out her hand and showed him, way at the end of the valley, a forester’s house.
“I am returning to my father’s house, the Corporal Yeri Foerster. You know him, without doubt, Monsieur le Juge.”
“What, are you our brave Yeri’s daughter? Ah, do I know him? A very worthy man. Then you are little Charlotte of whom he has often spoken to me when he came with his official reports?”
“Yes, Monsieur; I have just come from the town and am returning home.”
A fisherman seeks refuge in a cottage and falls for a young girl. Not much more here.
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