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Review: At the Back of the North Wind

User Review  - Stephen - Goodreads

At the start I so much wanted to 5-star this book, which I read with delight in < 24 hours knowing it has a firm place in the canon of English children's fiction and is perhaps a progenitor of later ... Read full review

Review: At the Back of the North Wind

User Review  - David - Goodreads

A children's faerie story, or at least, it reads that way on the surface of it. But as with most George MacDonald, there's far more to it than that. I've read a great deal of his work, and this was ... Read full review

Review: At the Back of the North Wind

User Review  - Colin - Goodreads

Quite a treasure of a book, and well worth reading. One I knew not of, which is unusual for me, but glad I found it. The joy of bookshops. Read full review

Review: At the Back of the North Wind

User Review  - Hope - Goodreads

You have to slog through parts of this book to get to the gold, but it is worth the effort. MacDonald was a master at conveying theological truths through the powerful images in his stories. This book ... Read full review

Review: At the Back of the North Wind

User Review  - Hope - Goodreads

You have to slog through parts of this book to get to the gold, but it is worth the effort. MacDonald was a master at conveying theological truths through the powerful images in his stories. This book ... Read full review

Review: At the Back of the North Wind

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

Review: At the Back of the North Wind

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If I ever had any doubts that Lewis and Chesterton pull from MacDonald, this book eradicated them. The North Wind, as we know, can be a terribly destructive force. But to get around back of her and ... Read full review

Review: At the Back of the North Wind

User Review  - Lance Schaubert - Goodreads

If I ever had any doubts that Lewis and Chesterton pull from MacDonald, this book eradicated them. The North Wind, as we know, can be a terribly destructive force. But to get around back of her and ... Read full review

Review: At the Back of the North Wind

User Review  - Greg Stadter - Goodreads

My first George MacDonald book! A great book but not very linear in the story. It does have a main storyline but it reads like a TV show at times where each chapter is a stand alone episode. The book ... Read full review

Review: At the Back of the North Wind

User Review  - Greg Stadter - Goodreads

My first George MacDonald book! A great book but not very linear in the story. It does have a main storyline but it reads like a TV show at times where each chapter is a stand alone episode. The book ... Read full review


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