At the Back of the North Wind. George MacDonald, Carol Ann Duffy, Introduction, Maria L. Kirk, Illustrator.
At the Back of the North Wind
At the Back of the North Wind
At the Back of the North Wind
At the Back of the North Wind
At the Back of the North Wind

At the Back of the North Wind

London: Folio Society, 2008. First Thus. Hardcover. A Fine, Superior, copy of the first Folio Society edition, in a Fine slipcase -- no dust jacket, as issued. A Children's book and the fifth Fantasy novel by Scottish author, Poet and Christian minister, and pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature. George MacDonald. A powerful writer, MacDonald's work influenced many notable authors, including W. H. Auden, C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Walter de la Mare, Edith Nesbit, and Madeleine L'Engle. C. S. Lewis considered MacDonald to be his "master" and stated: "Picking up a copy of Phantastes one day at a train-station bookstall, I began to read. A few hours later", "I knew that I had crossed a great frontier" and G. K. Chesterton described MacDonald's "The Princess and the Goblin" as a book that had "made a difference to my whole existence". A Fine, Superior, copy of this notable work. Fine. Item #802

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