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According to Wikipedia: "George MacDonald (10 December 1824 - 18 September 1905) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. Known particularly for his poignant fairy tales and fantasy novels, George MacDonald inspired many authors, such as W. H. Auden, J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, E. Nesbit and Madeleine L'Engle. It was C.S. Lewis that wrote that he regarded MacDonald as his "master": "Picking up a copy of Phantastes one day at a train-station bookstall, I began to read. A few hours later," said ...
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The Elect Lady

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Overview

According to Wikipedia: "George MacDonald (10 December 1824 - 18 September 1905) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. Known particularly for his poignant fairy tales and fantasy novels, George MacDonald inspired many authors, such as W. H. Auden, J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, E. Nesbit and Madeleine L'Engle. It was C.S. Lewis that wrote that he regarded MacDonald as his "master": "Picking up a copy of Phantastes one day at a train-station bookstall, I began to read. A few hours later," said Lewis, "I knew that I had crossed a great frontier." G. K. Chesterton cited The Princess and the Goblin as a book that had "made a difference to my whole existence."
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  • BN ID: 2940018311997
  • Publisher: London : K. Paul, Trench
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digitized from 1888 volume
  • File size: 408 KB

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To bring the works of this forgotten genius back to the light of day is our pleasure. It must first be understood that George MacDonald inspired such authors as J.R.R. Tolkien, W.H. Auden, Madeline L'Engle and E. Nesbit. C.S. Lewis regarded him as his master. If you are a fan of these authors then you might want to seriously consider exploring the works of one who inspired them
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Table of Contents

I Landlord's Daughter and Tenant's Son 1
II An Accident 9
III Help 13
IV The Laird 19
V After Supper 25
VI About the Laird 34
VII The Cousins 42
VIII George and the Laird 46
IX In the Garden 51
X Andrew Ingram 58
XI George and Andrew 88
XII The Crawfords 104
XIII Dawtie 112
XIV Sandy and George 122
XV Mother and Daughter 128
XVI Andrew and Dawtie 135
XVII Dawtie and the Cup 149
XVIII Dawtie and the Laird 165
XIX Andrew and Alexa 186
XX George and Andrew 194
XXI What is it Worth? 203
XXII The Gambler and the Collector 211
XXIII On the Moor 225
XXIV The Woore 240
XXV The Heart of the Heart 251
XXVI George Crawford and Dawtie 261
XXVII The Watch 265
XXVIII The Will 269
XXIX The Sangreal 274
XXX George and the Golden Goblet 284
XXXI The Prosecution 301
XXXII A Talk at Potlurg 308
XXXIII A Great Offering 315
XXXIV Another Offering 319
XXXV After the Verdict 326
XXXVI Again the Goblet 335
XXXVII The Hour before Dawn 341
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