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George MacDonald
Birth date: December 10, 1824
Died: September 18, 1905
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KizunaYueMichaelis
KizunaYueMichaelis rated it 4 years ago
Well that was a disappointment. The title should have been instead, "The Princess and her Grandmother", or "The Princess and the Miner Boy", since there really isn't much (or not at all) interaction between the Princess and the Goblin (what Goblin? I wonder... there were 3 main goblins, and none of ...
Keely
Keely rated it 4 years ago
The title story of this collection is exactly what you would expect of a fairy tale written by a minister and subtitled 'a parable', which is to say it's not particularly fantastical, and feels a great deal like reading a sermon. Condescending and blandly didactic--MacDonald never lets an image or s...
Degrees of Affection
Degrees of Affection rated it 5 years ago
Title: The Princess and the Goblin Author: George MacDonald Narrator: Brooke Heldman Length: 5.25 hours Unabridged Publisher: Oasis Audio Released: 11/11/14 Rating: 4 Stars I can't remember the first time I read the Princess and the Goblin but I do remember my Grandparents introduced me to it with...
The Book Experiment
The Book Experiment rated it 6 years ago
A lovely fairy tale in the vein of Sleeping Beauty, except much more funnier. In this story the princess is cursed to lose her gravity (of body and mind) by her aunt whom the King conveniently forgot to invite to the party. So the princess spends her time flying around the palace, laughing at everyt...
Bry's Bountiful Book Blog
Bry's Bountiful Book Blog rated it 6 years ago
In my quest to explore classic literature of all genres, I was particularly excited about this book, being a classic in my favourite genre, fantasy. Having explored a number of fantasy classics from the early twentieth century, I was fairly eager to take my exploration back to the nineteenth century...
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