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    • Phantastes

    • By: George MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Brad Powers
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    A young man named Anodos experiences dream like adventures in Fairy Land, where he meets tree spirits, endures the presence of the overwhelming shadow, journeys to the palace of the fairy queen, and searches for the spirit of the earth. The story conveys a profound sadness and a poignant longing for death.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nothing but the Best!

    • By Ron Hutchcraft on 07-14-17

    Regular price: $8.91

    • The Princess and the Goblin

    • By: George Macdonald
    • Narrated by: Peter Joyce
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182

    Revolutionary for the time in encouraging children to think like children, the adventure of Princess Irene and Curdie, the boy miner, was to influence generations of writers, including Chesterton and Tolkien. Overflowing with fantastic ideas and images to delight the young and allegory to inspire their morality ‘The Princess and the Goblin’ has remained one of the most exciting tales for over 100 years.Irene lives in a castle on a mountain under which there is a labyrinth of tunnels inhabited by Goblins.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Classic Fairy Tale for All Ages

    • By Joseph on 03-05-12

    Regular price: $11.72

    • The Golden Key

    • By: George MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Paul Eggington
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    Join the children Tangle and Mossy as they embark on a journey of faith, spiritual maturity and sanctification. Richly imaginative and sparkling with mythic qualities, this story communicates the joy of entering into faith as a child, traveling through life with a loving companion, and longing for the heavenly country.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing!!!!!!

    • By Christopher Uhles on 08-22-16

    Regular price: $6.29

    • Flashman

    • Flashman, Book 1
    • By: George MacDonald Fraser
    • Narrated by: David Case
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 412
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 378
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 374

    The story of what happened to Flashman, the caddish bully of Tom Brown's Schooldays, after he was expelled in drunken disgrace from Rugby school in the late 1830s. This is the first of George Macdonald Fraser's hilarious satires starring Harry Paget Flashman.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Real history, real drama, real comedy

    • By Bob on 08-04-13

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Princess and the Goblin

    • By: George MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Brooke Heldman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95

    One of the most successful and beloved Victorian fairy tales... The Princess and the Goblin is the story of Princess Irene and her friend Curdie, who come face to face with the dreaded mountain goblins. This children's fantasy novel was originally published in 1872. It uses subtle layers of symbolism to tell a story of courage and honor.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent spiritual allegory well read

    • By Eugene on 10-14-16

    Regular price: $12.99

    • At the Back of the North Wind

    • By: George MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    This is the story of the mystical travels of Diamond, a coachman's son, through distant lands and strange events while riding on the back of the beautiful North Wind.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • When the Angels Are Too Happy to Sing Sense

    • By Vicky on 01-25-18

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Sir Gibbie

    • By: George MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Gordon Jack
    • Length: 17 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    A wonderful story of adventure through the different spheres of life by Scottish author George MacDonald. Listeners will fall in love with this "Christ-like" character, Gibbie, who is a mute, yet truly good in heart and in deed. A uniquely creative tale that will capture both the old and the young for ages to come.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderfully read

    • By ReaderIsland on 08-30-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Lilith

    • By: George MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Robert J. Shaw
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    George MacDonald was a master storyteller, the author of beautiful fictions such as Phantastes, Sir Gibbie, and The Princess and the Goblin. The story of Lilith is no different. A brilliant piece that dives deep into the human conscience. Some believe this is MacDonald's darkest story. It has been said that C. S. Lewis was fascinated with this work. A fantasy indeed, but as with much of MacDonald's work, living truths are ingrained within. Enjoy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Waited so long for this

    • By Aaron Elrod on 10-18-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Princess and the Goblin

    • By: George MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Stanley Green
    • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    "The Princess and the Goblin" is a children's fantasy novel by George MacDonald. Eight-year-old Princess Irene lives a lonely life in a castle in a wild, desolate, mountainous kingdom, with only her nursemaid "Lootie" for company. Her father the king is normally absent, and her mother is dead. Unknown to her, the nearby mines are inhabited by a race of goblins, long banished from the kingdom and now anxious to take revenge on their human neighbors.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Out of order

    • By HeartNote on 09-02-17

    Regular price: $7.54

    • Flashman and the Dragon

    • Flashman, Book 8
    • By: George MacDonald Fraser
    • Narrated by: David Case
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111

    It is 1860, and while China seethes through the bloodiest civil war in history, and the British and French armies hack their way to the heart of the Forbidden City, Harry Flashman hoodwinks them all. Once again, that supreme anti-hero of the Victorian era, the one and only Harry Flashman, is ready to rise to the occasion no matter what depths of dishonor he must plumb. This is the inimitable Flashman at his very worst. And, as all Flashman fans know, that means he's at his irresistible best in this, his most exotic and erotic, uninhibited and hilarious adventure yet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderful romp through 19th century China

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-25-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Royal Flash

    • Flashman, Book 2
    • By: George MacDonald Fraser
    • Narrated by: David Case
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 222
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 199
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203

    In this volume of The Flashman Papers, Flashman, the arch-cad and toady, matches his wits, his talents for deceit and malice, and above all his speed in evasion against the most brilliant European statesman and against the most beauiful and unscrupulous adventuress of the era. From London gaming-halls and English hunting-fields to European dungeons and throne-rooms, he is involved in a desperate succession of escapes, disguises, amours and (when he cannot avoid them) hand-to-hand combats. All the while, the destiny of a continent rests on his broad and failing shoulders.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Humor, adventure, history..<br />

    • By TheNoisyLibrarian on 10-18-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Wise Woman

    • By: George MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Veronica Murphy
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    This is the story of two girls, one is a princess and the other is a daughter of a shepherd; both are spoiled and self-serving. Their lives are changed forever when they encounter the Wise Woman, who undertakes to teach them virtue with an astounding balance of grace and truth. Firm and loving, the Wise Woman is everything a good parent could hope to be, and a refreshing portrayal of the Heavenly Parent in us all.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my all-time favorites

    • By NWGirl on 04-06-17

    Regular price: $12.98

    • The Princess and Curdie

    • By: George MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Ian Whitcomb
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111

    In this sequel to The Princess and the Goblin, Curdie has returned to his life as a miner and has dismissed the supernatural happenings of the past, believing them to have been a dream. When Curdie callously wounds a pigeon, his conscience leads him to Princess Irene's mystical great-great-grandmother for help. She has him plunge his hands into a pile of rose petals that burns like fire. Extraordinarily, this grants him the power to see what kind of "animal" a person is at heart.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another wonderful George MacDonald book

    • By Tom on 04-20-05

    Regular price: $16.09

    • Flashman and the Mountain of Light

    • By: George MacDonald Fraser
    • Narrated by: David Case
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127

    This ninth volume of The Flashman Papers, faithfully edited and transcribed by Fraser, finds that Sir Harry Flashman is back in India, where his saga began. This time, our hero is sent by Her Majesty's Secret Service to spy on the corrupt court of Lahore, on India's Northwest Frontier. Flashy's most challenging exploit yet is as politically shrewd and thoroughly lewd as ever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Flashy is Magnificent, Narration is Superb!

    • By L. Mansfield on 04-23-12

    Regular price: $39.93

    • Flashman and the Redskins

    • Flashman, Book 7
    • By: George MacDonald Fraser
    • Narrated by: David Case
    • Length: 17 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 122

    The seventh volume of the Flashman Papers records the arch-cad's adventures in America during Gold Rush of 1849 and the Battle of Bighorn, in 1876. This installment describes his acquaintance with famous Indian chiefs, American soldiers, frontiersmen, and statesmen.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Usual Flashman, not the best

    • By James on 01-21-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Flash for Freedom

    • Flashman, Book 3
    • By: George MacDonald Fraser
    • Narrated by: David Case
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178

    A game of cards leads Flashman from the jungle death-house of Dahomey to the slave state of Mississippi as he dabbles in the slave trade in Volume III of the Flashman Papers. When Flashman was inveigled into a game of pontoon with Disraeli and Lord George Bentinck, he was making an unconscious choice about his own future - would it lie in the House of Commons or the West African slave trade? Was there, for that matter, very much difference? Once again Flashman's charm, cowardice, treachery, lechery, and fleetness of foot see the lovable rogue triumph by the skin of his chattering teeth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect for History Lovers

    • By K.D. Keenan on 07-03-13

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Getting to Know Jesus

    • By: George MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    MacDonald stressed the necessity of salvation and the importance of combining Christian faith with obedience to Jesus' teachings. He also believed that God's universal grace would eventually save everyone. Though written in the mid-19th century, these sermons, including "Mirrors of Christ", "Glorified through Trouble", "Salvation from Sin", and "The Giver of Rest", continue to provide contemporary followers with the spiritual guidance they seek.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Why do we call him

    • By Regina on 02-11-05

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Day Boy and the Night Girl

    • By: George MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Paul Eggington
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    A witch's curse ensures that a boy can never wake at night nor sleep when the sun beams. Conversely, a girl is doomed never to sleep at night nor be awake during the daylight hours. Finally, a twist of fate unites them. MacDonald's skill and imagery and grandfatherly style deliver a remarkable story that is accessible and light, yet acutely stirring and imbued with enduring value. Your capacity for imagination is sure to grow through this story that lifts our spirits and fills our minds with joy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book is amazing!

    • By Adam on 03-03-10

    Regular price: $6.99

    • The Princess and the Goblin

    • Presented by Blackstone
    • By: George MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    The discovery of a secret stairway running to the top of the castle leads Princess Irene to a revelation even more weighty than the fiendish plans of the goblin community that miner boy Curdie has discovered. Will the Princess and Curdie understand the significance of what they have found, or will Harelip and the goblins successfully execute their evil plan?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not a good choice of narrator

    • By S. Helms on 07-29-16

    Regular price: $13.97

    • Flashman

    • Flashman, Book 1
    • By: George MacDonald Fraser
    • Narrated by: Rupert Penry-Jones
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Harry Flashman - the unrepentant bully of Tom Brown’s schooldays, now with a Victoria Cross - has three main talents: horsemanship, facility with foreign languages, and fornication. A reluctant military hero, Flashman plays a key part in most of the defining military campaigns of the 19th century, despite trying his utmost to escape them all. Expelled from Rugby for drunkenness, and none too welcome at home after seducing his father’s mistress, the young Flashman embarks on a military career with Lord Cardigan’s Hussars.

    Regular price: $8.77

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