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Phantastes : A Faerie Romance - George MacDonald

Phantastes

A Faerie Romance

Paperback

Published: 18th May 1981
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Introduction by C. S. Lewis

In October 1857, George MacDonald wrote what he described as a kind of fairy tale, in the hope that it will pay me better than the more evidently serious work. This wasPhantastes -- one of MacDonalds most important works; a work which so overwhelmed C. S. Lewis that a few hours after he began reading it he knew he had crossed a great frontier.

The book is about the narrators (Anodos) dream-like adventures 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 tale is vintage MacDonald, conveying a profound sadness and a poignant longing for death.

ISBN: 9780802860606
ISBN-10: 0802860605
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 185
Published: 18th May 1981
Publisher: William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.0 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.3