The Princess and Curdie

  • by George MacDonald
  • Narrated by Ian Whitcomb
  • 5 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In this sequel to The Princess and the Goblin, Curdie has returned to his life as a miner and has dismissed the supernatural happenings of the past, believing them to have been a dream. When Curdie callously wounds a pigeon, his conscience leads him to Princess Irene's mystical great-great-grandmother for help. She has him plunge his hands into a pile of rose petals that burns like fire. Extraordinarily, this grants him the power to see what kind of "animal" a person is at heart. She then sends him on a quest, accompanied by a peculiar doglike creature named Lina, who was once a human. However, Curdie must resolve his own skepticism before he can use the powers granted to him to defeat the evil that is threatening the future of the kingdom.

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Another wonderful George MacDonald book

After reading The Princess and the Goblin, I couldn't wait to listen to this one. It was just as good as The Princess and the Goblin. Again, the narrator was excellent.
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- Tom

George McDonald is now one of our favorites

After listening to The Princess and the Goblin which was a literature requirement in our home school, we wanted to follow the characters on our own so we bought this book. We listened only in the car and my kids ages 5-13 did not want to get our of the car when we arrived at our destinations. We were sad to finish this book.
One of our very favorites.
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- DJCinNC

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-30-2004
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio