ALTERNATIVE HISTORY CATASTROPHISM
SPIRIT ESOTERICA POETRY
Comyns Beaumont, Lindsay, Stephanos, Bigelow,
Dunne, Conan Doyle, Lesmoir-Gordon, Maclean,
Pryor, Horovitz, Richter, Lionni...
'At the Back of the North Wind' is one of MacDonald's best loved fairy-tales. First published in 1870, it has remained in print and in people's hearts ever since. Full of beauty, joy and wisdom, this story is comforting, haunting and challenging by turns.
Set in 19th Century London, it tells of Diamond, the son of a coachman, and his adventures with North Wind, a mysterious, beautiful and sometimes fearful spirit at whose back lies the greatest of all adventures.
George Macdonald (1824-1905) was a friend to Lewis Carroll and has been acknowledged by C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien, W.H.Auden, Madeleine L'Engle and many others. Although many people are not aware of it, they may have read George Macdonald's words in the work of C.S.Lewis, who said, "I have never concealed the fact that I regarded Macdonald as my master, indeed I fancy I have never written a book in which I did not quote from him."
At our smaller-than-small independent publishing house we have a mission to rekindle physical books.
We are also dedicated to dragging the truth from the shadows, putting it centre-stage and shining a spotlight on it.
We are the exclusive publishers of the works of William Comyns Beaumont, renowned historian, and uncle of novelist Daphne Du Maurier.
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We also have available all titles by J W Dunne, and a great selection of David Lindsay's works.
In preparation we have AFTER ATLANTIS from Comyns Beaumont and Robert Stephanos; IMITATION SONG from Mason Bigelow; reprints of RESIDU (VOLS 1 & 2), the legendary 1960s poetry journal, and THE BEATS GO ON, featuring poems from NIgel Lesmoir-Gordon, Michael Horovitz, William Pryor, Chris Case, John Davies, Adrian Haggard and David Earl Dudley, and newer poets Paddy Mendez, Aaron Murdoch and Ben Poppy.
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