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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User Review  - Tony Paulson - Goodreads

This was a pleasant enough story with interesting and entertaining characters and a few poignant ideas. I found some of the fantastical parts a little challenging to enjoy but stuck it out to the end and found the ending rewarding. This is probably a nice book to read children ages 6-10. Read full review

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Radio Theater version available here. Read full review

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