Fairy Tales & Fantasy: George MacDonald Collection (With Complete Original Illustrations)

ebook: Fairy Tales & Fantasy: George MacDonald Collection (With Complete Original Illustrations)

Sprache - Englisch

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George MacDonald's 'Fairy Tales & Fantasy: George MacDonald Collection' is a timeless classic filled with enchanting stories that transport readers to magical worlds. With complete original illustrations, this collection showcases MacDonald's imaginative literary style, characterized by vivid imagery and captivating narratives. Each tale is steeped in moral lessons and Christian allegory, making it a valuable contribution to the literary canon of fairy tales and fantasy. MacDonald's influence on beloved authors like C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien is evident in his ability to weave profound truths into whimsical stories. George MacDonald, a Scottish author and poet, drew inspiration from his Christian faith and pastoral experiences to create these enchanting tales. His deep understanding of human nature and spirituality shines through in his storytelling, making his works both entertaining and thought-provoking. MacDonald's ability to blend fantasy with moral teachings has earned him a place among the pioneers of the fantasy genre. I highly recommend 'Fairy Tales & Fantasy: George MacDonald Collection' to anyone who appreciates rich storytelling, moral allegory, and the enduring power of imagination. This collection is a must-read for fans of classic fairy tales and fantasy literature, offering a glimpse into the creative mind of a master storyteller.

About the Author

George MacDonald (1824-1905) was a pioneer of fantasy literature and a mentor to fellow writer Lewis Carroll. A Scottish author and Christian minister, MacDonald's literary contributions have become a cornerstone in fantasy fiction. He is best known for his poignant fairy tales and fantasy novels, which have inspired a generation of readers and writers. Among his celebrated works is 'Fairy Tales & Fantasy: George MacDonald Collection,' which showcases his storytelling prowess and the original illustrations that accompanied his tales. MacDonald's literary style is marked by a sense of wonder and the interweaving of deep spiritual themes within his mythical landscapes. His narrative often traverses the realms of imagination and reality, inviting readers to consider profound philosophical questions within the context of his allegorical storytelling. Among his most acclaimed novels are 'Phantastes' and 'The Princess and the Goblin,' which have been credited with influencing great authors such as J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. MacDonald's work is celebrated for its creativity, moral depth, and its contributions to the fantasy genre. His influence continues to be acknowledged in the literary world, marking him as a significant figure in the Victorian era's vibrant literary landscape.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 2774 Pages

Filesize: 13.8 MB

ISBN: 8596547770251