George MacDonald

George MacDonald (10 December 1824 – 18 September 1905) was a Scottish author, poet and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of modern fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. In addition to his fairy tales, MacDonald wrote several works on Christian apologetics.

The Light Princess by George MacDonald

Story type: LiteratureI. WHAT! NO CHILDREN?Once upon a time, so long ago that I have quite forgotten the date, there lived a king and queen who had no children.And the ki ...

The Giant’s Heart by George MacDonald

Story type: LiteratureThere was once a giant who lived on the borders of Giantland where it touched on the country of common people.Everything in Giantland was so big tha ...

Golden Key by George MacDonald

Story type: LiteratureThere was a boy who used to sit in the twilight and listen to his great-aunt’s stories.She told him that if he could reach the place where the end o ...

Port In A Storm by George MacDonald

Story type: Literature“Papa,” said my sister Effie, one evening as we all sat about the drawing-room fire. One after another, as nothing followed, we turned our eves upon ...

Stephen Archer by George MacDonald

Story type: LiteratureStephen Archer was a stationer, bookseller, and newsmonger in one of the suburbs of London. The newspapers hung in a sort of rack at his door, as if ...

The Butcher’s Bills by George MacDonald

Story type: LiteratureCHAPTER I.HUSBAND AND WIFE.I am going to tell a story of married life. My title will prepare the reader for something hardly heroic; but I trust it ...