The Light Princess and Other Stories by George MacDonald

The Light Princess and Other Stories

George MacDonald
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This newly illustrated set of four paperbacks holds the complete fantasy stories (except for several longer stories readily available elsewhere) of George MacDonald.The Light PrincessThe Giant's HeartThe CarasoynPort in a StormPapa's Story (A Scot's Christmas Story)

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George MacDonald (1824-1905), the great nineteenth-century innovator of modern fantasy, influenced not only C. S. Lewis but also such literary masters as Charles Williams and J. R. R. Tolkien. Though his longer fairy tales Lilith and Phantastes are particularly famous, much of MacDonald?'s best fantasy writing is found in his shorter stories. In this volume editor Glenn Sadler has compiled some of MacDonald?'s finest short works marvelous fairy tales and stories certain to delight readers familiar with MacDonald and those about to meet him for the first time.

"What George MacDonald does best is fantasy—fantasy that hovers between the allegorical and the mythopoeic. And this, in my opinion, he does better than any man." - C S Lewis

Author Biography

George MacDonald (1824-1905) The great nineteenth-century innovator of modern fantasy, whose works influenced C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, and Charles Williams. “I do not write for children,” MacDonald once said, “but for the childlike, whether of five, or fifty, or seventy-five.”

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