George MacDonald

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George MacDonald was a Victorian Scottish writer chiefly known for his fantasy works, which were read by such authors as G. K. Chesterton, J. R. R. Tolkien, and C. S. Lewis. They include At the Back of the North Wind, Lilith, Phantastes, The Princess and the Goblin, The Princess and Curdie, and The Light Princess. He also wrote a fair number of non-fantasy works, primarily concerned with romance, suffering and adventure in the Highlands, which are generally passed over for some reason.

Other writers who cited MacDonald as an influence include WH Auden, Roger Lancelyn Green, Madeleine L'Engle, E. Nesbit, and Elizabeth Yates.

He is not George Macdonald Fraser.

Works written by George MacDonald include:
George MacDonald provides examples of the following tropes:
Examples of George MacDonald in fiction include: