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Introduction by C. S. Lewis

In October 1857, George MacDonald wrote what he described as a kind of fairy tale, in the hope that it will pay me better than the more evidently serious work. This was Phantastes one of MacDonald?'s most important works; a work which so overwhelmed C. S. Lewis that a few hours after he began reading it he knew he had crossed a great frontier.

The book is about the narrator?'s (Anodos) dream-like adventures in fairyland, where he confronts tree-spirits and the shadow, sojourns to the palace of the fairy queen, and searches for the spirit of the earth. The tale is vintage MacDonald, conveying a profound sadness and a poignant longing for death.

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Anodos enters a dream-like fairyland of tree-spirits and magic, where he searches for the spirit of the Earth

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780802860606
Author:
MacDonald, George
Publisher:
William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Author:
George, MacDonald
Location:
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-General
Subject:
World History-General
Series Volume:
no. 1996/101
Publication Date:
19810531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
197
Dimensions:
9.01x6.04x.58 in. .60 lbs.

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