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Book Review: The Princess and the Goblin
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Granted, this is not the kind of fantasy I'd like to read for the rest of eternity. Her father, is normally abse. Rudyard Kipling. What does any of this have to do with the!
Strahan had published the story and illustrations as a serial in the monthly magazine Good Words for the Young , beginning November 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 neighbours. One rainy day, the princess explores the castle and discovers a beautiful, mysterious lady, who identifies herself as Irene's namesake and great-great-grandmother. The next day, Princess Irene persuades her nursemaid to take her outside. After dark they are chased by goblins and rescued by the young miner, Curdie, whom Irene befriends.
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Archived from the original on 7 March Other Format. Woven and Then Spun The novel is an allegorical fantasy; although rich in symbolism it was not designed to be a total comment on religion.
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