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The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald
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really liked it
bookshelves: classics

Really enjoyed this sweet, unique fairytale. Irene and Curdie reminded me a bit of Annie and Alec from the Maiden's Bequest. I do think I may have enjoyed it a bit more when I was younger. But even so I loved how it depicted faith, and how safety often looks different than we think it should, and the incredible grace and love of Irene's great-great-grandmother was heartwarming in the truest sense of the word.
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Reading Progress

September 29, 2015 – Shelved
September 29, 2015 – Shelved as: to-read
February 7, 2019 – Started Reading
February 7, 2019 –
page 50
20.75%
February 10, 2019 –
page 74
30.71% "So, this 12-year-old boy is braver than most men and he reminds me of some of the boys I grew up with. XD"
February 11, 2019 –
page 125
51.87%
February 12, 2019 –
page 180
74.69% "I'm not gonna lie, it took me a little while to be invested in this book. But now the spiritual truths and parallels are so sweet and beautiful!

It is also so special to read work that inspired your favorite authors and see the shadows and echoes of inspiration that went on to birth your favorite books!"
February 12, 2019 – Shelved as: classics
February 12, 2019 – Finished Reading

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