The Princess and the Goblin (version 2)

George MACDONALD (1824 - 1905)

George MacDonald's fairy stories and fantasy have inspired a number of writers including C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien and of this popular fairy story, which as you might suspect concerns a little princess plotted against by a race of goblins, G.K. Chesterton said that it "made a difference to my whole existence." (Summary by Andy Minter)

Genre(s): Children's Fiction, Fantastic Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Why the Princess Has a Story About Her Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:05:44
Play 02 The Princess Loses Herself Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:05:26
Play 03 The Princess and--We Shall See Who Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:12:29
Play 04 What the Nurse Thought of It Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:07:25
Play 05 The Princess Lets Well Alone Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:05:11
Play 06 The Little Miner Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:18:58
Play 07 The Mines Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:07:35
Play 08 The Goblins Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:14:31
Play 09 The Hall of the Goblin Palace Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:15:46
Play 10 Princess's King-Papa Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:09:04
Play 11 The Old Lady's Bedroom Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:16:15
Play 12 A Short Chapter About Curdie Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:04:39
Play 13 The Cobs' Creatures Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:07:52
Play 14 That Night Week Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:08:12
Play 15 Woven and then Spun Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:18:01
Play 16 The Ring Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:04:17
Play 17 Springtime Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:05:31
Play 18 Curdie's Clue Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:15:58
Play 19 Goblin Counsels Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:09:49
Play 20 Irene's Clue Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:09:36
Play 21 The Escape Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:19:48
Play 22 The Old Lady and Curdie Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:11:56
Play 23 Curdie and His Mother Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:15:50
Play 24 Irene Behaves Like a Princess Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:04:55
Play 25 Curdie Comes to Grief Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:09:13
Play 26 The Goblin-Miners Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:05:07
Play 27 The Goblins in the King's House Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:12:00
Play 28 Curdie's Guide Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:07:08
Play 29 Masonwork Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:04:55
Play 30 The King and the Kiss Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:05:53
Play 31 The Subterranean Waters Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:09:28
Play 32 The Last Chapter Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:02:39