The Princess and the Goblin

“…in a certain special sense I for one can really testify to a book that has made a difference to my whole existence, which helped me to see things in a certain way from the start; a vision of things even so real a revolution as a change of religious allegiance has substantially only crowned and confirmed. Of all the stories I have read…it remains the most real, the most realistic, in the exact sense of the phrase the most life like. It is called The Princess and the Goblin, and is by George MacDonald…”

G.K. Chesteron