At the Back of the North Wind

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University of Adelaide Library, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 378 pages
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At the Back of the North Wind is a children's book by George MacDonald. It was serialized in the children's magazine Good Words for the Young beginning in 1868 and was published in book form in 1871. It is a fantasy centered around a boy named Diamond and his adventures with the North Wind. Diamond travels together with the mysterious Lady North Wind through the nights.OCo Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia."

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User Review  - Heather Gregory - Goodreads

I read this as a child, and though I couldn't fully grasp it, I was romanced by it. I've just read this to my son, and I'm sure he didn't fully grasp it, but I understand more and am more deeply entranced. I think I will read it again someday, perhaps with a grandchild... Read full review

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User Review  - Tony - Goodreads

AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND. (1871). George MacDonald. ****. This children's story was first serialized in a new magazine, “Good Words for the Young.” The demand for fantasy stories for children was ... Read full review

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