The princess and curdie book

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the princess and curdie book

The Princess and Curdie - Wikipedia

It was a formative moment in my literary life — and not in a good way. My memory is that I was very excited to be given a book, but very confused that it was this one. Wasn't this dark, dense, moralistic novel a bit advanced for me? I was already reading Lewis Carroll, fair enough; but otherwise I was very happy with illustrated stories about Sammie the Seagull in quite big print. And what is the use of a book, as Alice says, without pictures or conversations?
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The Princess and Curdie by George MacDonald - Audiobook

It's a very distorted sort of fantasy where things do not match up and instead, new things rise up out of nowhere. It lacks the sense of a complete world. That is kinda how abruptly it ended: The King and Queen ruled justly but they had no heir so the people elected another king.

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The book is the sequel to The Princess and the Goblin. The adventure continues with Princess Irene and Curdie a year or two older. They must overthrow a set of corrupt ministers who are poisoning Irene's father, the king. Irene's grandmother also reappears and gives Curdie a strange gift. A monster called Lina aids his quest.



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5 thoughts on “Book Of A Lifetime: The Princess and the Curdie, By George MacDonald | The Independent

  1. The Princess and Curdie is a children's classic fantasy novel by George MacDonald from late The book is the sequel to The Princess and the Goblin.

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