At the Back of the North Wind

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MobileReference.com, 2010 - 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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His prose is excellent. - Goodreads
You can tell this writer was an influence to CS Lewis. - Goodreads
Finally the ending is tame - Goodreads

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A sort of young forestgumplike character gets visited by a strange woman. The first third or so of the book is really good as you meet the suitably ethereal spirit of the North Wind and also get some ... Read full review

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I am always a MacDonald fan, and while his style and prose isn't for everyone everywhere, it was certainly perfect for where I was when I read it. (which was on a train in the Swiss Alps) Read full review

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