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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User Review  - Anna Shafer - Goodreads

A few observations: 1. Beautifully written. His prose is excellent. 2. This book is not gripping or a page-turner. Took me 10 days to read. 3. Super Victorian in its characterization (Ie the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michael Toy - Goodreads

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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