At the Back of the North Wind

George MacDonald

At the Back of the North Wind
Mint Editions
United States
2 March 2021

At the Back of the North Wind

George MacDonald

While trying to sleep, a young boy is startled by the North Wind, who chooses to bring him along as she travels throughout the night. The duo embark on eye-opening adventures that teach the child valuable life lessons.

Diamond is a young boy who comes from a poor family. Despite his homelife, he maintains his innocence and chooses to embrace joy. One night when he's struggling to sleep, he encounters the sweeping presence of the North Wind. She enjoys the child's company and allows him to join her on her travels. During their journey, Diamond discovers the positive and negative effects of her presence. He realizes she can be a source of support but also do great harm.

In At the Back of the North Wind, George MacDonald explores spiritual and moral conflict. It's infused with Christian themes including an allegory for Jesus Christ. The story addresses a complex topic using a simple narrative and stunning visuals.

With an eye-catching new cover, and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of At the Back of the North Wind is both modern and readable.

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