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The Seaboard Parish (The Marshmallows Trilogy #2)

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Title: The Seaboard Parish. [A novel.]Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals, newspapers, sound recordings, patents, maps, stamps, prints and much more. Its co ...more
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Published September 1st 2006 by University of Michigan Library (first published 1868)
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Frans Karlsson
It was ok. Not MacDonalds best book and I missed some of the atmosphere from the first book. We follow the family Walton who because of an riding accident moves to the sea in order that Connie will get well. It contains a lot of preaching but he still manages to keep you going with some gems hidden in between. The story continues in the next book so it is nor really a stand alone book.
Rachael
A good book. I enjoyed it. However...at the beginning Mr. Walton states that he has 7 children goes on to name 5 and then later in the story talks about the little one that they adopted, presumably the 6th.... No where is a 7th mentioned... Did I miss something?
Hope
Like all of George MacDonald's book this one has an emphasis on the love of God that will encourage and inspire.
Mike
This was my first George MacDonald novel. I truly appreciate the way He wrote about the characters' growth in their relationship with God throughout the story.
Renee Wolcott
This is not MacDonald's best book. It has many loose threads and pointless meanders.
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George MacDonald was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister.

Known particularly for his poignant fairy tales and fantasy novels, George MacDonald inspired many authors, such as W. H. Auden, J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, and Madeleine L'Engle. It was C.S. Lewis that wrote that he regarded MacDonald as his "master": "Picking up a copy of Phantastes one day at a train-station bookstall, I be
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