Phantastes by George MacDonald

April 19, 2016 Ben Zwycky 2

(Originally posted at the Castalia House Blog) Everything I said last week about “The Golden Key” applies in spades to Phantastes. Though there is a tenuous common narrative thread through the book and continuity is […]


The Golden Key by George MacDonald

April 12, 2016 Ben Zwycky 1

(This was originally posted over at the Castalia house blog) George MacDonald (1824-1905) was a Scottish poet, author and Christian minister. His fantasy novels made him a household name in his day, but he is […]