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Lilith - George MacDonald
Lilith
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George MacDonald (1824-1905) was a Scottish author, teacher, and, briefly, clergyman, whose theology was too personal and idiosyncratic for him to remain on the pulpit for very long, but whose imagination led him to write two of the most important visionary novels of the 19th century,... show more
George MacDonald (1824-1905) was a Scottish author, teacher, and, briefly, clergyman, whose theology was too personal and idiosyncratic for him to remain on the pulpit for very long, but whose imagination led him to write two of the most important visionary novels of the 19th century, "Phantastes" and "Lilith."
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781587159268 (1587159260)
Publisher: Wildside Press
Pages no: 264
Edition language: English
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Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
2.0 Lilith
This 1895 book was recommended in A Reader's Guide to Fantasy's "Seven-League Bookshelf"--a list of 30-odd books considered the "cream" of the genre. Dante's Divine Comedy is mentioned in the book and I can see similarities with not just Dante but works of Carroll and Lewis. Macdonald was a close f...
lonesomepoint
lonesomepoint rated it
A review proper will be forthcoming. In the meantime, here are my raw notes taken during reading.[June 2012] So far, this fantasy story is self-consciously impressionistic--the narrator tends to give vague and mysterious descriptions of what he sees, and repeatedly apologizes to the reader for being...
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