David Elginbrod

David Elginbrod

by George MacDonald


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George MacDonald was a 19th century Scottish writer, poet and minister. He is best known for his fairy tales and fantasies. His most popular works are Phantastes, The Princess and the Goblin, At the Back of the North Wind, and Lilith. David Elginbrod was MacDonald's first realistic novel published in 1863. This novel of Scottish country life is a story centering on two saintly personalities, a dignified and pious Scottish peasant, and his daughter. Mysticism, mesmerism, and electro-biology are introduced throughout the story. The language is in the dialect of Aberdeen.

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ISBN-13: 9798594886308
Publisher: Independently published
Publication date: 01/28/2021
Pages: 358
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

George MacDonald (10 December 1824 - 18 September 1905) was a Scottish author, poet and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. His writings have been cited as a major literary influence by many notable authors, including W. H. Auden, C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Walter de la Mare, E. Nesbit and Madeleine L'Engle. C. S. Lewis wrote that he regarded MacDonald as his "master".

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