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About the Author
George MacDonald (1824-1905) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister who was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature. A mentor to Lewis Carroll and a major influence on writers from C. S. Lewis to J. R. R. Tolkien, MacDonald’s best-known books are Phantastes, The Princess and the Goblin, At the Back of the North Wind, and Lilith, which are all fantasy novels.
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First book of a George MacDonald trilogy, "A Quiet Neighborhood" was originally published as "Annals of a Quiet Neighborhood" in 1866, a magazine serial in England. Edited and retitled in 1985 by Dan Hamilton.A sensitive romance set Masrshmallows, a rural parish in Victorian England. A young vicar begins work in his first parish, leads his people in a better way of worship and falls in love.The three books of the edited trilogy by Dan Hamilton are:"A Quiet Neighborhood", "The Seaboard Parish", "The Vicar's Daughter"The original George MacDonald titles are:"Annals of a Quiet Neighborhood" 1866,"A Seaboard Parish 1868, "The Vicar's Daughter" 1872.