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Cross Purposes and The Shadows George MacDonald

Cross Purposes and The Shadows

George MacDonald

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The fairy Peaseblossom and the goblin Toadstool set off on the oddest mission: to lure a girl and a boy to Faery, to bring before the Queen -- for her subjects in Fairyland are too well-behaved to be amusing. Can they find the right dreamers? ThenMoreThe fairy Peaseblossom and the goblin Toadstool set off on the oddest mission: to lure a girl and a boy to Faery, to bring before the Queen -- for her subjects in Fairyland are too well-behaved to be amusing. Can they find the right dreamers? Then Peaseblossom encounters Alice, who wishes she could watch a setting sun at all times -- while Toadstool runs into the nearly penniless Richard, who wants a buy a new umbrella for his mother. Perfect!Yet nothing can go as planned . . . and soon Alice and Richard find themselves alone and lost in a strange woods, with no help but the guidance of the strange creatures they encounter along the way.George MacDonald, author of Phantastes, here presents three tales of magical Faery -- Cross Purposes, The Shadows, and The Flight of the Shadow.