At the Back of the North Wind (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

At the Back of the North Wind (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by George MacDonald
     
 

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A classic children’s story, At the Back of the North Wind is an allegorical tale of life and death. One night young Diamond befriends the mysterious North Wind, who allows him to ride on her back all over the countryside, teaching him about herself—a powerful but mysterious entity—as well as death, love, and forgiveness.

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A classic children’s story, At the Back of the North Wind is an allegorical tale of life and death. One night young Diamond befriends the mysterious North Wind, who allows him to ride on her back all over the countryside, teaching him about herself—a powerful but mysterious entity—as well as death, love, and forgiveness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411456952
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
06/07/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
396
Sales rank:
335,277
File size:
0 MB

Meet the Author


George MacDonald (1824-1905) was a Scottish novelist, poet, and Christian minister whose fairy tales and fantasies inspired such later luminaries as J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, G. K. Chesterton, and Neil Gaiman.  His best-remembered works include At the Back of the North Wind (1871), The Princess and the Goblin (1872), and Lilith (1895).

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