The Princess and the Goblin

by George MacDonald

  1. ISBN: 978-93-5304-137-3
  2. Pages: 232 pages
  3. Date: 20 August 2018


Princess Irene lives in a castle in a wild mountainous region. She only has a nursemaid as her companion. One night, she discovers a steep and winding stairway in the castle that leads her to a labyrinth of passages. Little does she know about the danger she was getting into. She follows a passage and…discovers a colony of goblins! As they chase her, Curdie, a miner comes to her rescue.

This chance meeting of the princess and the goblins begins a fantastic adventure where the princess must stop an invasion by goblins! Will she be able to stop the goblins or will they get an upper hand? Is there no help at hand in the castle? Find out in this enchanting read.


George MacDonald was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He is considered a pioneer in the genre of fantasy literature. His writings have influenced the works of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, E. Nesbit, among many more. He also mentored Lewis Carroll, his fellow writer. Among his notable works are Phantastes (1858), David Elginbrod (1863) and At the back of the North Wind (1871).

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