A pioneering author of fantasy literature and the mentor of Lewis Carroll, George MacDonald produced a diverse body of works, including realist novels, children’s fantasy classics, innovative short stories, leading poetry and a range of non-fiction texts. For the first time in publishing history, this comprehensive eBook presents MacDonald’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to MacDonald’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts
* ALL 37 novels, with individual contents tables
* Rare novels, like GUILD COURT, available in no other digital collection
* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the Victorian texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Famous works such as THE PRINCESS AND THE GOBLIN are fully illustrated with their original artwork
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry and the short stories
* Rare short stories often missed out of collections
* Easily locate the poems or short stories you want to read
* Includes MacDonald’s non-fiction - spend hours exploring the author’s complete works
* Special bonus biography - discover MacDonald’s literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

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CONTENTS:

The Novels
PHANTASTES
DAVID ELGINBROD
ADELA CATHCART
THE PORTENT
ALEC FORBES OF HOWGLEN
ANNALS OF A QUIET NEIGHBOURHOOD
GUILD COURT
ROBERT FALCONER
THE SEABOARD PARISH
AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND
RANALD BANNERMAN’S BOYHOOD
WILFRID CUMBERMEDE
THE VICAR’S DAUGHTER
THE PRINCESS AND THE GOBLIN
THE HISTORY OF GUTTA PERCHA WILLIE, THE WORKING GENIUS
THE WISE WOMAN: A PARABLE
MALCOLM
ST. GEORGE AND ST. MICHAEL
THOMAS WINGFOLD, CURATE
THE MARQUIS OF LOSSIE
PAUL FABER, SURGEON
SIR GIBBIE
MARY MARSTON
WARLOCK O’ GLENWARLOCK
WEIGHED AND WANTING
THE DAY BOY AND THE NIGHT GIRL
DONAL GRANT
THE PRINCESS AND CURDIE
WHAT’S MINE’S MINE
HOME AGAIN
THE ELECT LADY
THE FLIGHT OF THE SHADOW
A ROUGH SHAKING
THERE AND BACK
HEATHER AND SNOW
LILITH
SALTED WITH FIRE

The Shorter Fiction
DEALINGS WITH THE FAIRIES
WORKS OF FANCY AND IMAGINATION
THE GIFTS OF THE CHILD CHRIST AND OTHER TALES
FAR ABOVE RUBIES

The Short Stories
LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Poetry
INTRODUCTION TO MACDONALD’S POETRY
LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Non-Fiction
UNSPOKEN SERMONS
ENGLAND’S ANTIPHON
THE MIRACLES OF OUR LORD
PREFACE: ‘LETTERS FROM HELL’ BY VALDEMAR ADOLPH THISTED
THE TRAGEDIE OF HAMLET, PRINCE OF DENMARKE: A STUDY WITH THE TEST OF THE FOLIO OF 1623
UNSPOKEN SERMONS, SECOND SERIES
PREFACE: ‘FOR THE RIGHT’ BY KARL EMIL FRANZOS, 1888
UNSPOKEN SERMONS, THIRD SERIES
PREFACE: ‘A CABINET OF GEMS, CUT AND POLISHED BY SIR PHILIP SIDNEY’
THE HOPE OF THE GOSPEL
A DISH OF ORTS
BEAUTIFUL THOUGHTS FROM GEORGE MACDONALD

The Biography
GEORGE MACDONALD, A BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL APPRECIATION by Joseph Johnson

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This carefully crafted ebook: "George MacDonald: The Complete Fantasy Collection - 8 Novels & 30+ Short Stories and Fairy Tales (Illustrated)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. George MacDonald (1824 - 1905) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. His writings have been cited as a major literary influence by many notable authors including W. H. Auden, C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Walter de la Mare, E. Nesbit and Madeleine L'Engle. G. K. Chesterton cited The Princess and the Goblin as a book that had "made a difference to my whole existence". Table of Contents: Novels The Princess and the Goblin The Princess and Curdie Phantastes At the Back of the North Wind The Lost Princess: A Double Story The Day Boy and the Night Girl The Flight of the Shadow Lilith: A Romance Short stories Adela Cathcart CHRISTMAS EVE CHURCH THE CHRISTMAS DINNER THE NEW DOCTOR THE LIGHT PRINCESS THE BELL THE SCHOOLMASTER'S STORY SONG THE CURATE AND HIS WIFE THE SHADOWS THE EVENING AT THE CURATE'S PERCY AND HIS MOTHER THE BROKEN SWORDS MY UNCLE PETER THE GIANT'S HEART A CHILD'S HOLIDAY INTERRUPTION PERCY THE CRUEL PAINTER THE CASTLE WHAT NEXT? GENERALSHIP AN UNFORESEEN FORESIGHT The Portent and Other Stories THE PORTENT THE CRUEL PAINTER THE CASTLE THE WOW O'RIVEN THE BROKEN SWORDS THE GRAY WOLF UNCLE CORNELIUS HIS STORY Dealings with the Fairies THE LIGHT PRINCESS THE GIANT'S HEART THE GOLDEN KEY THE CROSS PURPOSES THE SHADOWS Stephen Archer and Other Tales STEPHEN ARCHER THE GIFTS OF THE CHILD CHRIST THE HISTORY OF PHOTOGEN AND NYCTERIS THE BUTCHER'S BILLS PORT IN A STORM IF I HAD A FATHER
Terry Brooks. David Eddings. George R. R. Martin. Robin Hobb. The top names in modern fantasy all acknowledge J. R. R. Tolkien as their role model, the author whose work inspired them to create their own epics. But what writers influenced Tolkien himself? Here, internationally recognized Tolkien expert Douglas A. Anderson has gathered the fiction of authors who sparked Tolkien’s imagination in a collection destined to become a classic in its own right.

Andrew Lang’s romantic swashbuckler, “The Story of Sigurd,” features magic rings, an enchanted sword, and a brave hero loved by two beautiful women— and cursed by a ferocious dragon. Tolkien read E. A. Wyke-Smith’s “The Marvelous Land of Snergs” to his children, delighting in these charming tales of a pixieish people “only slightly taller than the average table.” Also appearing in this collection is a never-before-published gem by David Lindsay, author of Voyage to Arcturus, a novel which Tolkien praised highly both as a thriller and as a work of philosophy, religion, and morals.

In stories packed with magical journeys, conflicted heroes, and terrible beasts, this extraordinary volume is one that no fan of fantasy or Tolkien should be without. These tales just might inspire a new generation of creative writers.

Tales Before Tolkien: 22 Magical Stories

“The Elves” by Ludwig Tieck
“The Golden Key” by George Macdonald
“Puss-Cat Mew” by E. H. Knatchbull-Hugessen
“The Griffin and the Minor Canon” by Frank R. Stockton
“The Demon Pope” by Richard Garnett
“The Story of Sigurd” by Andrew Lang
“The Folk of the Mountain Door” by William Morris
“Black Heart and White Heart” by H. Rider Haggard
“The Dragon Tamers” by E. Nesbit
“The Far Islands” by John Buchan
“The Drawn Arrow” by Clemence Housman
“The Enchanted Buffalo” by L. Frank Baum
“Chu-bu and Sheemish” by Lord Dunsany
“The Baumhoff Explosive” by William Hope Hodgson
“The Regent of the North” by Kenneth Morris
“The Coming of the Terror” by Arthur Machen
“The Elf Trap” by Francis Stevens
“The Thin Queen of Elfhame” by James Branch Cabell
“The Woman of the Wood” by A. Merritt
“Golithos the Ogre” by E. A. Wyke-Smith
“The Story of Alwina” by Austin Tappan Wright
“A Christmas Play” by David Lindsay
This carefully crafted ebook: "The Complete Novels of George Macdonald (Illustrated)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Table of Contents: Fantasy Fiction: The Princess and the Goblin The Princess and Curdie Phantastes At the Back of the North Wind The Lost Princess: A Double Story The Day Boy and the Night Girl The Flight of the Shadow Lilith: A Romance Realistic Fiction: David Elginbrod (The Tutor's First Love) Alec-Forbes of Howglen (The Maiden's Bequest) Robert Falconer (The Musician's Quest) Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood Wilfrid Cumbermede Gutta Percha Willie St. George and St. Michael Mary Marston (A Daughter's Devotion) Warlock o' Glenwarlock (The Laird's Inheritance) Weighed and Wanting (A Gentlewoman's Choice) What's Mine's Mine (The Highlander's Last Song) Home Again (The Poet's Homecoming) The Elect Lady (The Landlady's Master) A Rough Shaking Heather and Snow (The Peasant Girl's Dream) Salted with Fire (The Minister's Restoration) Far Above Rubies Malcolm The Marquis of Lossie (The Marquis' Secret) Sir Gibbie (The Baronet's Song) Donal Grant (The Shepherd's Castle) Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood The Seaboard Parish The Vicar's Daughter Thomas Wingfold, Curate (The Curate's Awakening) Paul Faber, Surgeon (The Lady's Confession) There and Back (The Baron's Apprenticeship) George MacDonald (1824-1905) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. His writings have been cited as a major literary influence by many notable authors including W. H. Auden, C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Walter de la Mare, E. Nesbit and Madeleine L'Engle. G. K. Chesterton cited The Princess and the Goblin as a book that had "made a difference to my whole existence". MacDonald has been credited with founding the "kailyard school" of Scottish writing.
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