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At the Back of the North Wind (Everyman's Library Children's Classics)

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A Victorian fairy tale that has enchanted readers for more than a hundred years: the magical story of Diamond, the son of a poor coachman, who is swept away by the North Wind-a radiant, maternal spirit with long, flowing hair-and whose life is transformed by a brief glimpse of the beautiful country “at the back of the north wind.” It combines a Dickensian regard for the working class of mid-19th-century England with the invention of an ethereal landscape, and is published here alongside Arthur Hughess handsome illustrations from the original 1871 edition.

About the Author

George MacDonald (1824—1905) was a prolific writer, yet it is his fantasies for children that have survived. A minister of the Congregational church, MacDonald resigned after a disagreement with his deacons and from 1853 earned his living by lecturing and writing.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375413353
ill.:
Hughes, Arthur,
Publisher:
Everyman's Library
Illustrator:
Hughes, Arthur
Author:
MacDonald, George
Author:
Hughes, Arthur
Location:
New York
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Children's stories
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - General
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
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Subject:
fiction;fantasy;classic;children s;children;fairy tales;children s literature;christian;classics;literature;george macdonald;19th century;novel;children s fiction;young adult;ya;inklings;british;fairy tale;england;children s books;classic literature;chris
Series:
Everyman's Library Children's Classics
Series Volume:
106-1015
Publication Date:
20011031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
75 DRAWINGS BY ARTHUR HUGHES
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.3 x 6.3 x 1.1 in 1.3 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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