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The Marquis of Lossie

By: George MacDonald
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Marquis of Lossie" by George MacDonald is a captivating blend of Scottish literature and fantasy that transports readers on an enchanting adventure through the rugged Highlands of Scotland. Set against the backdrop of the Victorian era, the novel weaves a tale of romance, redemption, and spiritual journey. As the protagonist embarks on a quest driven by faith and moral values, MacDonald masterfully explores themes of nobility and character development amidst the backdrop of Highlanders and fantasy creatures. Through richly drawn characters and intricate plotlines, the novel delves into the complexities of human nature and the enduring power of redemption. At its core, "The Marquis of Lossie" is a character-driven narrative that unfolds as a spiritual journey, inviting readers to ponder the deeper questions of life and faith. MacDonald's vivid prose and evocative storytelling transport readers to a realm where fantasy and reality intertwine, offering a glimpse into a world where nobility and courage reign supreme. With its blend of adventure, romance, and moral exploration, "The Marquis of Lossie" is a timeless classic that continues to captivate readers with its profound themes and enchanting narrative.

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George MacDonald

George MacDonald was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian Congregational clergyman. He established himself as a pioneering figure in modern fantasy writing and mentored fellow writer Lewis Carroll. In addition to his fairy stories, MacDonald wrote various works on Christian theology, including sermon collections. George MacDonald was born on December 10, 1824 in Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. His father, a farmer, descended from the Clan MacDonald of Glen Coe and was a direct descendant of one of the families killed in the 1692 massacre. MacDonald was raised in an exceptionally literary household: one of his maternal uncles was a renowned Celtic scholar, editor of the Gaelic Highland Dictionary, and collector of fairy stories and Celtic oral poetry. His paternal grandfather had helped to publish an edition of James Macpherson's Ossian, a contentious epic poem based on the Fenian Cycle of Celtic Mythology that contributed to the birth of European Romanticism. MacDonald's step-uncle was a Shakespeare scholar, while his paternal cousin was also a Celtic intellectual.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 422 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363055205
  • ISBN-13: 9789363055209
  • Item Weight: 548.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 23.2mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Action & Adventure