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Princess and the Goblin.

Author: George MacDonald
Publisher: Hesperus Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eight-year-old Princess Irene lives a lonely life in a wild, desolate, mountainous kingdom, with only her nursemaid, Lootie, for company. She is protected from the outside world and oblivious to the existence of goblins, hideous creatures that live underground and only come out at night. One day, while out walking, Irene and Lootie get lost. As night falls, strange shadows creep out from under boulders and around  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George MacDonald
ISBN: 1306563062 9781306563062 9781780942414 1780942419 9781780942391 1780942397
OCLC Number: 875632468
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover ; Title Page ; Copyright ; Contents; foreword; the princess and the goblin; why the princess has a story about her; the princess loses herself; the princess and --
we shall see who; what the nurse thought of it; the princess lets well alone; the little miner; the mines; the goblins; the hall of the goblin palace; the princess's king-papa; the old lady's bedroom; a short chapter about curdie; the cobs' creatures; that night week; woven and then spun; the ring; springtime; curdie's clue; goblin counsels; irene's clue; the escape; the old lady and curdie; curdie and his mother. Irene behaves like a princesscurdie comes to grief; the goblin-miners; the goblins in the king's house; curdie's guide; masonwork; the king and the kiss; the subterranean waters; the last chapter; biographical note; also published by hesperus minor.

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Eight-year-old Princess Irene lives a lonely life in a wild, desolate, mountainous kingdom, with only her nursemaid, Lootie, for company. She is protected from the outside world and oblivious to the existence of goblins, hideous creatures that live underground and only come out at night. One day, while out walking, Irene and Lootie get lost. As night falls, strange shadows creep out from under boulders and around corners, closing in on them. Terrified, they try to run but the goblins give chase. It is then they run into Curdie, the brave miner's son who isn't afraid of the goblins and kno.

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