Flight of the Shadow

Flight of the Shadow

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by George MacDonald
     
 

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George MacDonald (1824-1905), was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. Though no longer well known, his works (particularly his fairy tales and fantasy novels) have inspired admiration in such notables as W. H. Auden, J. R. R. Tolkien, and Madeleine L'Engle. C. S. Lewis wrote that he regarded MacDonald as his "master". Even Mark Twain, who initially… See more details below

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George MacDonald (1824-1905), was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. Though no longer well known, his works (particularly his fairy tales and fantasy novels) have inspired admiration in such notables as W. H. Auden, J. R. R. Tolkien, and Madeleine L'Engle. C. S. Lewis wrote that he regarded MacDonald as his "master". Even Mark Twain, who initially detested MacDonald, became friends with him, and there is some evidence that Twain was influenced by MacDonald.

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ISBN-13:
9780062505637
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/1983
Series:
George MacDonald Original Works Series

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