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Titel: Phantastes A Faerie Romance
Verlag: Everyman Ltd, London
A good plus copy in paperback -no markings ; Everyman Paperbacks; 272 pages. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 41601
Inhaltsangabe: First published in London in 1858, this adult fantasy novel follows Anodos, a man who searches for his ideal of female beauty in a dream-like world. Anodos has many adventures and faces many temptations in this fairyland, from tree spirit confrontations to a long trek to the palace of the fairy queen, where he eventually meets the Marble Lady. MacDonald would later astonish and influence writers such as C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, and W. H. Auden, who saw in this work the successful embodiment of the depth and meaning of our inner, spiritual world. The poignancy of "Phantastes" lies in its representation of a spiritual quest, one in which ideals are compromised, and the ultimate surrender of the self brings both overflowing joy and profound sadness.
Inhaltsangabe: For offering this new edition of my father¿s Phantastes my reasons are three.
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