George MacDonald

Lilith


Read by Pete Williams, Pittsburgh, PA


Lilith, written by the father of fantasy literature, George MacDonald, was first published in 1895. Its importance was recognized in its lat…

The Princess and the Goblin


Read by Lizzie Driver


The Princess and the Goblin is an enthralling fantasy tale written by George MacDonald. Her nurse Lootie raises the princess Irene in a hous…

The Princess and the Goblin (version 2)


Read by Andy Minter (1934-2017)


George MacDonald's fairy stories and fantasy have inspired a number of writers including C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien and of this popular f…

The Hope of the Gospel


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Perhaps most well-known for his fairytales and fantasy stories such as The Golden Key and Phantastes, or for his poetry, George MacDonald wa…

Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women


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A young man named Anodos experiences dream-like adventures in Fairy Land, where he meets tree-spirits, endures the presence of the overwhelm…

The Light Princess and Other Fairy Tales


Read by Clive Catterall


George MacDonald claimed that he did not write for children, but for the child-like. Some of his longer works are clearly intended for adult…

The Wise Woman


Read by Nathan


George MacDonald was an influential Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. MacDonald’s works (particularly his fairy tales and fanta…

The Day Boy and the Night Girl


Read by Laurie Anne Walden


A boy named Photogen, who has never seen the moon, meets a girl named Nycteris, who has never seen the sun. The two of them must escape from…

The Princess and Curdie


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The Princess and Curdie is the sequel to The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald. It's been a year since the Princess Irene and Curd…

At the Back of the North Wind


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Diamond the little boy sleeps in the hayloft above the stall of Diamond the horse. The loft is snug but drafty, and after plugging a hole in…

Unspoken Sermons


Read by David Baldwin


George MacDonald was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. In his day he was considered one of the great Victorian authors on par…

The Light Princess


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Plenty of princesses have been cursed by wicked witches, but the curse placed on this princess by her evil aunt is an unusual one: it remove…

Mary Marston


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Written at the height of George MacDonald's literary career, the story centers around the life of a simple merchant's daughter. Mary Marston…

Diary of an Old Soul


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George MacDonald, a Scottish pastor, wrote these short poems, one for each day of the year, to help him with the severer misfortune he was e…

The Miracles of Our Lord


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Actions, it is often said, speak louder than words. But in the life of Christ - as George MacDonald shows - both spoke with an equal volume.…

Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women (version 2)


Read by Thomas A. Copeland


An author who means to end a story with some variation of “And they all lived happily ever after” had better deal before that point not just…

The Lost Princess


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Also known as "A Double Story" or "The Wise Woman." The story of two very spoiled girls, a princess and a peasant, who …

Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood


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This delightful story begins in a little town called Marshmallows, where a young man, the new vicar, Harry Walton, has just arrived. As he b…

Short Story Collection Vol. 003


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Librivox’s Short Story Collection 003: a collection of 20 short fictional works in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.

Robert Falconer


Read by Kenneth R. Morefield


A Victorian novel devoted to beloved character first introduced to readers in MacDonald's David Elginbrod. (Summary by Kenneth R. Morefield)

The Shadows


Read by Catharine Eastman


"Old Ralph Rinkelmann made his living by comic sketches, and all but lost it again by tragic poems. So he was just the man to be chosen…

The Cruel Painter


Read by Ned Troxel


This is the story of a daring college student's quest to win the icy heart of a beautiful girl. Unfortunately, the girl is the daughter of a…

The Flight of the Shadow


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A fantastical story of personal growth and a warning against the dangers of keeping secrets. This novel by George MacDonald is a deceptively…

At the Back of the North Wind (version 2)


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At the Back of the North Wind is a children's book by George MacDonald. It was serialized in the children's magazine Good Words for the Youn…

Six Stories


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Six short stories from the master of fantasy! George MacDonald was an influence on many famous fantasy writers, including C. S. Lewis, J. R.…

Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood


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George MacDonald is mainly known for his fantasy works and fairy tales such as At the Back of the North Wind and the Princess and the Goblin…

Thomas Wingfold, Curate


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Republished in modern times as "The Curate's Awakening". A young man (Thomas Wingfold) "enters the church" through no re…

St. George and St. Michael, Volume 1


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’St. George and St. Michael’ is a little-known historical romance telling the story of a young couple who find themselves on opposing sides …

David Elginbrod


Read by Kenneth R. Morefield


David Elginbrod was George Macdonald's first real success, a novel of Scottish country life. Published in 1862, it was dedicated to the memo…

The Portent


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Overshadowed by the dark legend of the murderous rider of the horse with the loose shoe, Duncan Campbell sets out from his home in the Highl…

Short Story Collection Vol. 001


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Librivox’s Short Story Collection 001: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.

Short Story Collection Vol. 008


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Librivox’s Short Story Collection 008: a collection of 20 short essays and fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox member…

The Seaboard Parish


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This is Second book of Three series. All the same characters from the first book, just with a few new friends and family members. The Pastor…

Mother Nature (MacDonald)


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Mother Nature by George MacDonald. This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 3, 2013.Georg…

The Gifts of the Child Christ


Read by Ann Boulais


It's the Advent season in London but all is not well in the Greatorex household. All this will change with a surprise on Christmas morning.…

Fantasy, Faeries and Ghosts, Volume 2


Read by Sandra Cullum


Join the original masters of fantasy E.T.A Hoffmann, George MacDonald, Violet Hunt, J. Sheridan Le Fanu and Bram Stoker as they whisk you in…

The Vicar's Daughter


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This is the third book of the 'Marshmallow' trilogy. It is a fictional autobiography written by Ethelwyn Percivale, or 'Wynnie'. Her father …

Sir Gibbie


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These are the adventures of Sir Gibbie through the Scotland moors. Not being able to read or speak, Gibbie survives on the streets without a…

Baby


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Baby by George MacDonald. This was the fortnightly poetry project for February 22nd, 2009.

Donal Grant


Read by Devorah Allen


After leaving home in search of work, Donal Grant accepts a position as tutor to a young boy who lives in a sprawling castle, which also hou…

Bedtime


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George MacDonald was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the …

The Wind and the Moon


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Librivox volunteers bring you 15 readings of The Wind and the Moon by George Macdonald. This is the fortnightly poetry project for September…

Bell Upon Organ


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George MacDonald (10 December 1824 – 18 September 1905) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in t…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2008


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The multilingual Christmas Short Works Collection 2008, containing public domain short stories, essays, poems, hymns, and scripture passages…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 044


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Nineteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include wives, widows, and women scorned--…

Short Poetry Collection 168


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This is a collection of 40 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for May 2017.

Short Poetry Collection 088


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the months of April, May, and June 2010.

A Christmas Miscellany 2017


Read by David Wales


A selection of short works about Christmas. (Summary by david wales)

Autumn's Gold


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George MacDonald was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the…

Short Poetry Collection 053


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 053: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 135


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This is a collection of 13 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for August 2014.

First Chapter Collection 005


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Librivox First Chapter Collection 005 - a collection of the first chapters of 15 different books, fiction and nonfiction, mostly English but…