George MacDonald was a Scottish author and Christian minister. MacDonald was one of the first great writers of fantasy fiction and his books influenced other legendary authors such as Lewis Carroll, J.R.R. Tolkien, and C.S. Lewis. MacDonald produced many classics including Lilith, The Princess and the Goblin, Sir Gibbie, Phantastes, and David Elginbrod. The Princess and the Goblin is a fantasy novel that centers around a lonely young princess named Irene. One day Irene is chased by goblins and is rescued by a young miner named Curdie. The Princess and Curdie is the sequel to The Princess and the Goblin. The action continues with Princess Irene and Curdie who try to overthrow a group of corrupt ministers.
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George MacDonald (1824-1905) was a popular Scottish lecturer and writer of novels, poetry, and fairy tales. Born in Aberdeenshire, he was briefly a clergyman, then a professor of English literature at Bedford and King's College in London. W. H. Auden called him "one of the most remarkable writers of the nineteenth century."Review:
`There could be no better way of introducing anyone, child or adult, to George MacDonald than through this one-volume edition of MacDonald`s two best-loved stories...it is in a different class from other paperback editions.' North Wind
`one of the greatest Victorian writers of fantasy.' Oxford Times
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