The Princess and the Goblin (Hardcover)

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By George MacDonald, Arthur Hughes (Illustrator)
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One of the most successful and beloved of Victorian fairy tales, George Macdonald's The Princess and the Goblin" "tells the story of young Princess Irene and her friend Curdie, who must outwit the threatening goblins who live in caves beneath her mountain home. Macdonald's pioneering use of fanstasy as a literary medium had a great influence on Lewis Carroll, J. R. R. Tolkien, and Madeleine L Engle, all great admirers of his work, which has remained popular to this day. "I write, not for children," he wrote, "but for the child-like, whether they be of five, or fifty, or seventy-five."This edition includes illustrations by Arthur Hughes.

About the Author

Michael Phillips has written four dozen books, most of them novels, with sales totaling over five million copies. He also has edited George MacDonald novels for today's reader, including, The Curate of Glaston. He and his wife make their home in Eureka, California.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780679428107
ISBN-10: 0679428100
Publisher: Everyman's Library
Publication Date: November 2nd, 1993
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Everyman's Library Children's Classics