At the Back of the North Wind

At the Back of the North Wind

Macmillan Classics
by George MacDonald, Harvey Dinnerstein (Illustrator), Clifton Fadiman (Afterword)
Publisher: Macmillan
©1964, Item: 57154
Hardcover, 310 pages
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At the Back of the North Wind is 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." It combines a Dickensian regard for the working class of mid-19th-century England with the invention of an ethereal landscape, and is published here alongside Harvey Dinnerstein's handsome illustrations.

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