Book review: The Princess and Curdie

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Author:George MacDonald
Reading Level (Conceptual):Children 5 and up
Reading Level (Vocabulary):Children 5 and up
Genre:fiction, fairy tale
Year of publication:1873

A parable that preaches unquestioning loyalty to an inherited monarchy and being hospitable to strangers.

Like At the Back of the North Wind by the same author, this one is a book that fails to transcend its times.

I found it nearly impossible to stomach from early on. My 12 year old became outraged by the ending.

-- Emily Berk

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