The Princess and Curdie (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) [NOOK Book]

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In this 1883 sequel to the children’s classic The Princess and the Goblin (adapted by Jay Ward for Fractured Fairy Tales), Princess Irene and Curdie—with the help of Irene’s grandmother, a strange gift, and a monster named Lina—save Irene’s mysteriously ill father from a cabal of corrupt ministers.

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The Princess and Curdie (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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Overview

In this 1883 sequel to the children’s classic The Princess and the Goblin (adapted by Jay Ward for Fractured Fairy Tales), Princess Irene and Curdie—with the help of Irene’s grandmother, a strange gift, and a monster named Lina—save Irene’s mysteriously ill father from a cabal of corrupt ministers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781411459328
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 10/18/2011
  • Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 308
  • Sales rank: 272,694
  • File size: 263 KB

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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  • Posted February 26, 2010

    Terrific story, terrible format!

    The story is wonderful: full of delight, thoughtfulness, depth, engaging story, character development and emotional touchstones.

    HOWEVER--- this particular edition is terrible! The formatting is atrocious! There are hardly any margins, which makes it very hard to hold open to read, not to mention hard on the eyes. The font isn't the easiest to read, either. The illustrations are very nice, which is one reason I bought this edition, but there is no mention anywhere in the book of the illustrator's name. It feels like a cheaply made book.

    I wish I had bought a different edition. I would send this one back, but I have already opened it too far (I had a book club meeting that I had to read it for).

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    Posted January 15, 2000

    a charming fairytale continued

    MacDonald is a master storyteller, though his books are sometimes hard to find! Make sure you read the book before it, 'The Princess and the Goblin', too!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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