The following is a personality profile of George Macdonald based on his work.
George Macdonald is boisterous and expressive.
He is intermittent, he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, George Macdonald is also unstructured: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.
Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.
I picked up Flashman because it references Ruritania, a particular interest of mine and slogged through to find the reference. The book is well written and interesting from an historical perspective ... Read More
The synopsis given for this story fails to clearly describe it as a mythopoetic allegory of man's spiritual evolution. I agree that it's MacDonald's masterpiece, and now having read it, it's ... Read More
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