[Ebook] ➩ Parables and Ballads, and Scotch Songs By George MacDonald – Heartforum.co.uk Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts We have not used OCR Optical Character Recognitionas this leads to bad uality books with introduced typos In books where there are images such as portr Unlike some other reproductions of classic Ballads, and PDF/EPUB ä texts We have not used OCR Optical Character Recognitionas this leads to bad uality books with introduced Parables and ePUB × typos In books where there are images such as portraits maps sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the uality of these images so and Ballads, and PDF/EPUB ¶ they represent accurately the original artefact Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
George MacDonald was a Scottish author Ballads, and PDF/EPUB ä poet and Christian ministerHe was educated at Aberdeen University and after a short and stormy career as Parables and ePUB × a minister at Arundel where his unorthodox views led to his dismissal he turned to fiction as a means of earning a living He and Ballads, and PDF/EPUB ¶ wrote over booksKnown particularly for his poignant fairy tales and fantasy novels MacDonald inspired many authors such as GK Chesterton W H Auden JRR Tolkien C S Lewis and Madeleine L Engle Lewis wrote that he regarded MacDonald as his master Picking up a copy of Phantastes one day at a train station bookstall I began to read A few hours later said Lewis I knew that I had crossed a great frontier G K Chesterton cited The Princess and the Goblin as a book that had made a difference to my whole existence Elizabeth Yates wrote of Sir Gibbie It moved me the way books did when as a child the great gates of literature began to open and first encounters with noble thoughts and utterances were unspeakably thrilling Even Mark Twain who initially disliked MacDonald became friends with him and there is some evidence that Twain was influenced by MacDonaldForinformation please see.
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- Parables and Ballads, and Scotch Songs
- George MacDonald
- 24 September 2016 George MacDonald