The Princess and the Goblin

The Princess and the Goblin

by George MacDonald

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Overview

Princess Irene lives in a castle in a wild and lonely mountainous region. One day she discovers a steep and winding stairway leading to a bewildering labyrinth of unused passages with closed doors - and a further stairway. What lies at the top? Can the ring the princess is given protect her against the lurking menace of the boglins from under the mountain?

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ISBN-13: 9783752414806
Publisher: Outlook Verlag
Publication date: 08/08/2020
Pages: 148
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Ursula Le Guin was born in Berkley, California, in 1929, daughter of the writer Theodora Krober and the anthropologist Alfred Krober. Her published work includes twenty-one novels, eleven volumes of short stories, three collections of essays, twelve books for children, six volumes of poetry and four of translation. Among her novels are the The Left Hand of Darkness and The Dispossessed, both winners of the Nebula and Hugo awards, Always Coming Home, winner of the 1985 Kafka Award, and Four Ways to Forgiveness. In 2009 she won her sixth Nebula award for Powers. Penguin/Puffin published the first volume of the Earthsea books, A Wizard of Earthsea, in 1971. The Earthsea books have been translated into many languages around the world and are global bestsellers.

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Table of Contents

WHY THE PRINCESS HAS A STORY ABOUT HER

THE PRINCESS LOSES HERSELF

THE PRINCESS AND—WE SHALL SEE WHO

WHAT THE NURSE THOUGHT OF IT

THE PRINCESS LETS WELL ALONE

THE LITTLE MINER

THE MINES

THE GOBLINS

THE HALL OF THE GOBLIN PALACE

THE PRINCESS'S KING-PAPA

THE OLD LADY'S BEDROOM

A SHORT CHAPTER ABOUT CURDIE

THE COBS' CREATURES

THAT NIGHT WEEK

WOVEN AND THEN SPUN

THE RING

SPRING-TIME

CURDIE'S CLUE

GOBLIN COUNSELS

IRENE'S CLUE

THE ESCAPE

THE OLD LADY AND CURDIE

CURDIE AND HIS MOTHER

IRENE BEHAVES LIKE A PRINCESS

CURDIE COMES TO GRIEF

THE GOBLIN MINERS

THE GOBLINS IN THE KING'S HOUSE

CURDIE'S GUIDE

MASON-WORK

THE KING AND THE KISS

THE SUBTERRANEAN WATERS

THE LAST CHAPTER

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