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At the Back of the North Wind Diamond, Son Of A Poor Coachman, Is Swept Away By The North Wind A Radiant, Maternal Spirit With Long, Flowing Hair His Life Is Transformed By A Brief Glimpse Of The Beautiful Country At The Back Of The North Wind This Victorian Fairy Tale Has Enchanted Readers For Than A Hundred Years, And Combines A Dickensian Regard For The Working Class Of Mid 19th Century England With The Invention Of An Ethereal Landscape.

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  • Paperback
  • 272 pages
  • At the Back of the North Wind
  • George MacDonald
  • English
  • 14 May 2018
  • 1428070818

10 thoughts on “At the Back of the North Wind

  1. says:

    3rd time reading this through One of my favorite stories of all time, but honestly, I started to feel that I absorbed as much as I could for this time in my life The thought occurred to me that I might read this oncebefore I die, and that s it We ll see what the years bring.It is a beautiful story Profound Sometimes playful and outlandish in a Lewis Carroll sort of way Honestly, some parts feel like just another Victorian nickel novel But MacDonald always manages to take it beyond i 3rd time reading this through One of my favorite stories of all time, but honestly, I started to feel that I absorbed as much as I could for this time in my life The thought occurred to me that I might read this oncebefore I die, and that s it We ll see what the years bring.It is a beautiful story Profound Sometimes playful and outlandish in a Lewis Carroll sort of way Hone...

  2. says:

    At the start, for the first half of it, I struggled to push my way through At the Back of the North Wind I thought it tedious and drawn out But by the time I had waded into the middle, I found I was swimming.I just finished this book, and I have to tell you, I have no way of using my tongue to convey how I feel and what this book has done in me I sit without words, but without the ability to contain the rush of thought and emotion that crowd me on all sides I look about and the only thing At the start, for the first half of it, I struggled to push my way through At the Back of the North Wind I thought it tedious and drawn out But by the time I had waded into the middle, I found I was swimming.I just finished this book, and I have to tell you, I have no way of using my tongue to convey how I feel and what this book has done in me I sit without words, but without the ability ...

  3. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here spoiler possible The North Wind is Death This book is about the dealings between death and an innocent child It s beautiful, it s tender and sad I read somewhere that Mark Twain struck up a friendship with George MacDonald, and when his daughter died, he remembered fondly the little beat up edition of Back of the North Wind that she loved.G...

  4. says:

    I am so delighted to have found this book amongst the treasures of project Guteberg Thank goodness for public domain books and ebook readers With the low price of admission, I find myself readingandbooks that I might not have otherwise taken the time to look up, or might not have remembered when I got to a library.Once I started reading this book I couldn t put it down However, as ...

  5. says:

    I last read this book when I was 9 or 10 years old I remembered the portrayal of the North Wind as a beautiful, comforting woman, but was not able at that age to appreciate her mystical, spiritual significance She now seems to me to be the embodiment of the spirit of love I don t think she is Death, but that she incorporates some of the lovelier, reassuring aspects of death I appreciate Diamond s gradual understanding of her explanation that she must sometimes do things that seem evil but th I last read this book when I was 9 or 10 years old I remembered the portrayal of the...

  6. says:

    I recently had an intense, life changing revelation I nearly went insane and spent over 2 weeks in the hospital, diagnosed with hypermania I found At The Back Of The North Wind in the hospital I think left for a purpose , and it described my situation perfectly I did not die visit the back of the North Wind, but the North Wind was synonymous, f...

  7. says:

    It took me awhile to read thisI am a busy mom and it was important for me to find the time to read and savor this in silence which doesn t always happen for me I was disappointed when I couldn t take the time to read this book It is beautifully written It is a fairy tale for both adults and children It makes me want to be like Diamond, not fearing anything and living in the moment Would read it again George MacDonald is so descriptive in his writing At times it seemed as if I was the It took me awhile to read thisI am a busy mom and it was important for me to find the time to read and savor this in silence which doesn t always happen for me I was disappointed...

  8. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I am indebted to one of my fellow reviewers for my review, whose horrified thoughts on the death of Diamond, prompted me to thinkdeeply about it myself For this reader, Diamond s death was a pointless, disappointing waste, and killing him spoilt the beauty Macdonald s creation This reviewer felt that Diamond should have had his happy ending, one where he grew to a happy, successful and accepted adulthood In saying this, I believe the reviewer has forgotten who the author is and what he I am indebted to one of my fellow reviewers for my review, whose horrified thoughts on the death of Diamond, prompted me to thinkdeeply about it myself For this reader, Diamond s death was a pointless, disappointing waste, and killing him spoilt the beauty Macdonald s creation This reviewer felt that Diamond should have had his happy ending, one where he grew to a happy, successful and accepted adulthood In saying this, I believe the reviewer has forgotten who the author is and what he intended in writing this novel.From my perspective, I believe that George Macdonald could have written no other ending Diamonds death wa...

  9. says:

    If you are the sort of person who only reads the first few sentences of a review, you d better just look back at my rating to determine my opinion of this book, because I m going to start out by saying critical things However, the books I like best, like my favorite people, tend to be those which are beautiful in spite of their flaws.I never know quite what to say about this story, and so usually I do not talk about it It is considered a children s book, for such, I believe, the author intende If you are the sort of person who only reads the first few sentences of a review, you d better just look back at my rating to determine my opinion of this book, because I m going to start out by saying critical things However, the books I like best, like my favorite people, tend to be those which are beautiful in spite of their flaws.I never know quite what to say about this story, and so usually I do not talk about it It is considered a children s book, for such, I believe, the author intended it, but it is the kind of children s book which is better enjoyed by adults than by children George MacDonald was a Victorian a...

  10. says:

    Free download available at Project Gutenberg.

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