The Princess And The Goblin

By: George Macdonald
Published By: Double9 Books
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Popular children's fantasy book "The Princess and the Goblin" was written by George MacDonald. The plot centers on the adventures of a young princess named Irene and the goblins she meets while exploring the secret chambers under her castle. In her palace, Princess Irene finds a hidden staircase that takes her to the dangerous and mysterious land of the goblins. Irene sets out on a mission to save her realm from the deceitful goblins and their evil schemes with the aid of a valiant mining kid called Curdie and her magical great-great-grandmother. Princess Irene encounters several difficulties and perils as the narrative progresses, including the goblins' efforts to kidnap her and a cunning conspiracy to conquer the realm. She picks up valuable lessons about bravery, loyalty, and the strength of love and kindness along the road. Throughout the whole book, MacDonald's writing style, which is marked by his rich vocabulary and vivid images, creates a beautiful and entrancing environment. In addition to being a fun narrative, "The Princess and the Goblin" also teaches important life lessons about generosity, courage, and the victory of good over evil. It has become a cherished classic in children's literature, inspiring many readers throughout the years with its lasting appeal and lessons.

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George Macdonald

George MacDonald (10 December 1824-18 September 1905) was a Scottish writer, poet and Christian minister. The son of a farming family in Aberdeenshire, he completed a professor at King's College London. Starting his career as a Congregationalist minister, he resigned after two years when his unconventional views contended irreconcilably with those of his followers. He was a leading figure in the field of modern fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. In addition to his fairy tales, MacDonald wrote some works of Christian beliefs, including several collections of sermons. He was not limited to writing theology. He also wrote and is more well-known for, his fantasy work. Books like Phantastes, The Princess and the Goblin and The Golden Key are predecessors to modern fantasy. His stories are Christian theories bound in the clothing of myth and legend. His writings have been quoted as a major literary influence by many notable authors including Lewis Carroll, W.H. Auden, Mark Twain, etc.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 134 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358718625
  • ISBN-13: 9789358718621
  • Item Weight: 160.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 7.78 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Fantasy / General,Fiction / Classics,Fiction / Christian / General