The Princess and the Goblin pt. 3


George MacDonald

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Tonight, by listener request, we’ll be reading the third part to "The Princess and the Goblin", a children’s fantasy novel, published in 1872.  One of the most successful and beloved of Victorian fairy tales, George Macdonald’s. "The Princess and the Goblin" tells the story of young Princess Irene and her friend Curdie, who must outwit the threatening goblins who live in caves beneath her mountain home.When we left off, the Princess had met a mysterious old woman introduced to her as her grandmother. The Grandmother keeps magical pigeons and eats their eggs. When the princess goes back downstairs to her nurse-maid, she doesn’t believe the Princess’s tale to be true. We will start again at the beginning of Chapter 5.