At the Back of The North Wind

George Mac Donald

Book Description

"At the Back of the North Wind" is a captivating novel by George MacDonald, first published in 1871. Set in Victorian London, the story follows young Diamond, a poor boy with a heart full of innocence and wonder. Plagued by poverty and ailing health, Diamond finds solace in his dreams of the enigmatic North Wind, whom he believes to be a mystical, gentle creature. One fateful night, Diamond is granted his heart's desire when the North Wind visits him in the form of a beautiful, ethereal woman. She takes him on magical journeys to fantastical lands, both wondrous and perilous. Together, they embark on extraordinary adventures where Diamond learns valuable life lessons about compassion, love, and the ephemeral nature of existence. As the tale unfolds, the North Wind reveals herself as a complex and enigmatic force, representing the ever-changing and unpredictable aspects of life. Through their encounters, Diamond experiences the juxtaposition of joy and sorrow, beauty and suffering, unveiling the profound interconnectedness of the human experience. MacDonald's evocative prose and imaginative storytelling create a powerful and poignant narrative that explores the innocence of childhood, the impermanence of life, and the wisdom gained through adversity. "At the Back of the North Wind" is a timeless and enchanting journey, offering readers a glimpse into the mysteries of existence and the unyielding resilience of the human spirit. This book is copyright free and can be downloaded for free.

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