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At the back of the North Wind

George MacDonald

At the back of the North Wind

by George MacDonald

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Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fairy tales

  • About the Edition

    The adventures of a little boy, named for his father"s favorite horse, as he travels with the beautiful lady North Wind and comes to know the many facets of her protective and violent temper.

    Edition Notes

    Reproduced from the Nonesuch Press ed., London, 1963.

    Statementby George MacDonald ; with ill. by Charles Mozley.
    ContributionsMozley, Charles.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.M1754 At 1978
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 276 p. :
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4549274M
    ISBN 100805205950
    LC Control Number77017650
    OCLC/WorldCa3516667

    At the Back of the North Wind is a children's book by George MacDonald. It is a fantasy centered on a boy named Diamond and his adventures with the North Wind. Diamond is a very sweet little boy who makes joy everywhere he goes. He fights despair and gloom and brings peace to his family. One Brand: Musaicum Books. With At The Back Of The North Wind, MacDonald created a tale with deep roots, a sturdy trunk, and, improbably, wings, to carry the story high and far over time and space: one of /5(70).

    Seven-year-old Diamond, a poor stable-boy, receives a visit from the beautiful dark-eyed woman known as North Wind. Their adventures in the land at 'the back' of the North Wind teach him-and us-eternal truths about life, love and forgiveness. Set in Victorian England, George MacDonald's classic novel will stir your heart and spirit. Focus on the Family Radio Theatre is a registered trademark /5(18). Jun 02,  · This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. A fantasy centered around a boy named Diamond and his adventures with the North Wind as they travel together through the night.5/5(1).

    Wafting scents of thyme and rosemary fill the house, oranges rest in a cut class crystal bowl, boughs of cedar evergreens drape over windows and mante. 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 and was published in book form in It is a fantasy centered on a boy named Diamond and his adve.


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At the Back of the North Wind is a rare, wonderful gem of a book. Written by George MacDonald, it is about a boy named Diamond who makes the acquaintance of an extraordinary supernatural being named North Wind, a lady who is evidently exactly what her name suggests.

Full of wonder and mystery, she leads Diamond on a number of adventures.4/5. Jan 02,  · At the Back of the North Wind is the children’s novel by the famous Scottish author and poet, George MacDonald. Odin’s Library Classics is dedicated to bringing the world the best of humankind’s literature from throughout the ages.

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Feb 17,  · At the Back of the North Wind was first serialized in the children's magazine Good Words for the Young inand published in book form in At the centre of the story is a small boy named Diamond, son of a poor coachman – who also has a horse with the same universityofthephoenix.com by: Dec 04,  · Despite those three complaints of mine, At the Back of the North Wind is one of the best "children's stories" ever written.

It is very much akin to J. Barrie's Peter and Wendy: fanciful and entertaining. Going back to that Dickensian influence, it is also moralistic, though not preachy or stern.

/5(16). "At the Back of the North Wind" Along the way, she visits a poor stable boy named Diamond and takes him with her on her journeys. "At the Back of the North Wind" explores the place of death in our lives, social injustice, and our deep need for love and forgiveness/5. Free download or read online At the Back of the North Wind pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by George MacDonald. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format.4/5. Jul 11,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project universityofthephoenix.com by: Detailed plot synopsis reviews of At The Back of the North Wind Set in London aroundthe young boy Diamond has to learn to drive Diamond the horse, which pulls his father's cab.

The family is very poor and sometimes starving, and he sleeps over the stables where the horses are kept, but he is such a happy child that folks call him 'God's Baby'. WHEN one at the back of the north wind wanted to know how things were going with any one he loved, he had to go to a certain tree, climb the stem, and sit down in the branches.

In a few minutes, if he kept very still, he would see something at least of what was going on with the people he loved. At the Back of the North Wind By: George MacDonald () Written by the man who mentored Lewis Carroll and encouraged him to submit Alice for publication, At the Back of the North Wind is today a forgotten classic of Victorian children's literature.

Jan 01,  · While a collection of favorite books by C. Lewis' site largest on that shelf, At the Back of the North Wind will be the second book by George MacDonald to join them.

This seems quite appropriate as Lewis himself held MacDonald in such high esteem, even calling him his `master.'Cited by: ― George MacDonald, At the Back of the North Wind “It is a hard thing for a rich man to grow poor; but it is an awful thing for him to grow dishonest, and some kinds of speculation lead a man deep into dishonesty before he thinks what he is about.

At the Back of the North Wind George MACDONALD ( - ) Diamond the little boy sleeps in the hayloft above the stall of Diamond the horse. The loft is snug but drafty, and after plugging a hole in the wall one night, Diamond is scolded by the beautiful Lady North Wind for.

Oct 16,  · About At the Back of the North Wind A Victorian fairy tale that has enchanted readers for more than a hundred years: the magical story of Diamond, the son of a poor coachman, who is swept away by the North Wind–a radiant, maternal spirit with long, flowing hair–and whose life is transformed by a brief glimpse of the beautiful country “at the back of the north wind.”.

Jan 15,  · But after he goes to the back of the North Wind, the author's voice starts intruding more and more - every time Diamond accepts and deals, the author reminds us "after all, this was a child who had been to the Back of the North Wind" (yes, I know that, thank you.

I read the book. Shut up)/5. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at universityofthephoenix.com Spirited away by the North Wind, Diamond embarks on a series of adventures both near to and far from his home.

His pure heart and his simple, loving spirit guide him as he journeys to the back of the North Wind and home again. (Summary by Meredith Hughes). books of wonder hardbound. this is a beautiful new hardbound copy in new dj of this important and collectable universityofthephoenix.com the back of the north wind by george macdonald with beautiful color illustrations by jessie wilcox universityofthephoenix.com is the books of wonder universityofthephoenix.com date is universityofthephoenix.com as new copy, wow, and price so low size: 9x Jan 01,  · Nicholas Freeling's "The Back of the North Wind" begins as a police procedural, a roman universityofthephoenix.com of a young woman's body are found in a forest and Commissaire Henri Castang is tasked with investigating the grisly case/5.

Apr 21,  · Unlike many of MacDonald’s other fairy tales, At the Back of the North Wind does not begin with a princess or prince, or a fairy, but rather with a .Jul 13,  · At the Back of the North Wind - FULL AUDIO BOOK George MACDONALD ( - ) Diamond the little boy sleeps in the hayloft above the stall of Diamond the horse.This children's book by George MacDonald was first serialized in the children's magazine Good Words for the Young beginning in and was published in book form in It is a fantasy centered on a boy named Diamond and his adventures with the North universityofthephoenix.com: George Macdonald.