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MacDonald, George 1824-1905

Overview
Works: 1,324 works in 5,632 publications in 18 languages and 82,331 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Christian fiction  Quotations  Fantasy fiction, English  Records and correspondence  Fairy tales  Biography  Fantasy fiction  Drama 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Lyricist, Dedicatee, Other, Creator, Originator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR4967, 823.8
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Most widely held works by George MacDonald
The princess and the goblin by George MacDonald( Book )
284 editions published between 1871 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 6,671 libraries worldwide
A little princess is protected by her friend Curdie from the goblin miners who live beneath the castle
The princess and Curdie by George MacDonald( Book )
195 editions published between 1691 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,516 libraries worldwide
With the help of a mysterious fairy queen who provides monstrous but gentle creatures to aid him, a miner's son takes on the dangerous task of helping the king and princess confound their enemies and save the kingdom
The light princess by George MacDonald( Book )
92 editions published between 1676 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,490 libraries worldwide
A curse causes a princess to have no gravity, but the help of a prince brings her back down to earth
Lilith by George MacDonald( file )
110 editions published between 720 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,198 libraries worldwide
The story of Mr. Vane, an orphan and heir to a large house in which he has a vision that leads him through an old mirror into another world
A book of strife in the form of the diary of an old soul by George MacDonald( file )
60 editions published between 1880 and 2014 in English and held by 2,467 libraries worldwide
Renowned Scottish fiction writer, poet, and minister George MacDonald gained literary acclaim for his creative reinvention of age-old fairy tales. Among the many writers who cited MacDonald as a key influence were G.K. Chesterson, W.H. Auden, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Madeleine L'Engle. In this volume of verse, MacDonald offers a poem for every day of the year; each is intended to prompt introspection and prayerful contemplation
The golden key by George MacDonald( Book )
59 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,929 libraries worldwide
The adventurous wanderings of a boy and girl to find the keyhole that fits the rainbow's golden key
Phantastes a faerie romance for men and women by George MacDonald( file )
58 editions published between 1858 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,652 libraries worldwide
Anodos enters a dream-like fairyland of tree-spirits and magic, where he searches for the spirit of the Earth
The day boy and the night girl (The romance of Photogen and Nycteris) by George MacDonald( file )
13 editions published between 1904 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,624 libraries worldwide
A curse from a witch decrees that a boy will never wake at night nor sleep during the day; while a girl is doomed never to sleep at night nor wake during the day, until a twist of fate brings them together
At the back of the north wind by George MacDonald( file )
9 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 1,287 libraries worldwide
Diamond is the motherless son of a poor coachman. He is awakened one night by the rushing of the North Wind. A voie calls to him from outside and the wind is revealed as a beautiful woman, who takes Diamond in her arms and introduces him to many adventures. She carries him to the land "at the back of the North Wind" which, far from being a frozen, polar region, is one of beautiful pastures, streams and happiness
Sir Gibbie by George MacDonald( Book )
98 editions published between 1800 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,054 libraries worldwide
In nineteenth-century Scotland, Gibbie, recently orphaned by his father's sudden death, witnesses a violent murder and flees to the countryside where he finds a new life and experiences many adventures
Phantastes : a faerie romance by George MacDonald( Book )
78 editions published between 1858 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 966 libraries worldwide
Anodos has a dream-like adventure in fairyland where he confronts tree spirits and the shadow, sojourns to the palace of the fairy queen, and searches for the spirit of the earth
The lady's confession by George MacDonald( Book )
65 editions published between 1870 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 808 libraries worldwide
The curate's own spiritual awaking had influenced Juliet's admission, But how could she have foreseen the dramatic consequences?
The lost princess; a double story by George MacDonald( Book )
38 editions published between 1895 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 780 libraries worldwide
A wise woman kidnaps a spoiled Princess. As a result the Princess and her parents learn what is truly important. A story that asks whose fault is it when a child grows up to be selfish adult
The fisherman's lady by George MacDonald( Book )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and German and held by 755 libraries worldwide
In the late 19th century, a fisherman's family goes about its daily life
Robert Falconer by George MacDonald( Book )
77 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 712 libraries worldwide
"Largely autobiographical characters portraying MacDonald's boyhood acquaintances in Scotland. As a man, Robert Falconer, aids the poor and destitute in London. Written with some Scottish brogue."--Preliminaries
David Elginbrod by George MacDonald( Book )
87 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 654 libraries worldwide
"Hugh Sutherland, working as a classical and mathematic tutor for a Scottish laird's family, in turn learns love, life and a right relationship with God from David Elginbrod, a humble cottar and his family, who also work for the laird. Written with some Scottish brogue."--Preliminaries
The light princess by George MacDonald( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 652 libraries worldwide
It's a well known fact that a new-born princess will often be subject to a curse, especially if her royal parents neglect to invite an important magical relative to the christening. But never has there been a curse as charming (and hilarious) as that which befalls the Light Princess. Deprived of gravity, she can't take anything or anyone seriously. Even worse, she's apt to blow away on the first stiff breeze! Can even a handsome prince bring her down to Earth? One of the most acclaimed literary fairy tales of all time, George MacDonald's profound and witty story floats into bubbling new life in this lovingly crafted full cast reading
The Marquis' secret by George MacDonald( Book )
7 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
The story of a truly unselfish man struggling to live in a selfish world
The baron's apprenticeship by George MacDonald( Book )
38 editions published between 1891 and 2011 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
Story of Richard, the apprentice. While an infant, he had been rescued from someone who viewed him as a threat, and his childhood and eventual apprenticeship as a bookbinder were marked by steady growth, both as a man of integrity and a skilled artisan. As a young man, Richard unknowingly returns to the estate of his birth, hired as a bookbinder to repair old volumes in the library
The portent : a story of the inner vision of the Highlanders commonly called the second sight by George MacDonald( Book )
37 editions published between 1864 and 1983 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Author of Dealings with fairies.
Author of Dealings with fairies 1824-1905
Author of Ranald Bannerman.
Author of Ranald Bannerman 1824-1905
Dealings with fairies, Author of 1824-1905
George MacDonald, Jr
Mac Donald, George
Mac Donald George 1824-1905
MacDonald, George
Makdonalds, Džordžs 1824-1905
Makudonarudo 1824-1905
Mc Donald, George
Mc Donald George 1824-1905
McDonald, George
McDonald George 1824-1905
Ranald Bannerman, Author of 1824-1905
מקדונלד, ג׳ורג׳
マクドナルド, G
マクドナルド, ジョージ
Languages
English (1,369)
German (36)
Spanish (25)
Japanese (20)
Chinese (14)
French (7)
Dutch (6)
Russian (5)
Swedish (5)
Galician (3)
Italian (3)
Korean (3)
Danish (2)
Slovenian (2)
Czech (2)
Hebrew (1)
Turkish (1)
Norwegian (1)
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