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At the back of the North Wind

George MacDonald

At the back of the North Wind

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Published by New American Library in New York, NY .
Written in English


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Diamond, a young boy living in nineteenth-century London, has many adventures as he travels with the beautiful lady North Wind and comes to know the many facets of her protective and violent temper.

Edition Notes

StatementGeorge MacDonald ; illustrated by Arthur Hughes ; with an afterword by Michael Patrick Hearn
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress), Hughes, Arthur, 1832-1915
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 563 vol. 19
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 316 p. :
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24503136M
ISBN 100451520572
LC Control Number97809570
OCLC/WorldCa17205887

Get this from a library! At the back of the North Wind. [George MacDonald; Arthur Hughes] -- A young boy has many adventures with his friend the North Wind, who appears to him in many forms, but looks forward to his final trip to the back of the North Wind.


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Yet MacDonald never deviates from his purpose, to address that "apparently universal shrinking from annihilation" which he comments wryly on in one of his novels for adults, Wilfrid Cumbermede ().