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Sir Gibbie

George MacDonald

Sir Gibbie

by George MacDonald

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Published by J.M. Dent & Sons, ltd., E.P. Dutton & Co. in London, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Highlands (Scotland)
    • Subjects:
    • Child witnesses -- Fiction.,
    • Mute persons -- Fiction.,
    • Orphans -- Fiction.,
    • Boys -- Fiction.,
    • Highlands (Scotland) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby George Macdonald.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesEveryman"s library. Fiction., [no. 678]
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAC1 .E8 no. 678
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 436 p.
      Number of Pages436
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6350621M
      LC Control Number37005601
      OCLC/WorldCa10771845

        "Sir Gibbie" and its sequel, "Donal Grant", both convey pretty much the same message: a child of God obeys. George MacDonald makes Gibbie mute so . It was this book that captured authoress Elizabeth Yates’ imagination and prompted her edition of Sir Gibbie, which in turn led to Michael Phillips’s updated editions that inaugurated the MacDonald renaissance of the s. If one could choose but one MacDonald novel to read, many would say it should be Sir Gibbie.

      Sir Gibbie, Paperback by MacDonald, George, Like New Used, Free shipping in t Seller Rating: % positive. Sir Gibbie by George Macdonald, First Edition. You Searched For: Author/Artist etc.: george macdonald, First American Edition. This book is clean, tight, square with good corners and internally unmarked, but there is an , Christmas gift inscription on a front flyleaf. It is lightly rubbed, a bit more so at the ends of the spine. The.

      The publication of Sir Gibbie represented yet another high mark in George MacDonald’s storied literary career. This wonderful book, set in the Scottish highlands, tells the story of a mute boy with an angel’s heart. MacDonald’s pure storytelling genius rises here to heights as soaring as Glashgar itself, the mountain where Gibbie roamed barefoot amid fire and flood.   Sir Gibbie is an novel by the Scottish author George MacDonald. It is notable for its Doric dialogue, but has been criticised, especially by members of the Scottish Renaissance, for being part of the kailyard movement. Despite this there are far more who claim the book paints a fair view of urban as well as rural : CreateSpace Publishing.


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Sir Gibbie was written in by a Scottish minister named George MacDonald. George MacDonald was the favorite author of C.S. Lewis and has been well-known for both his theological writing as well as his fiction.

I have already reviewed The Princess and the /5(51). Sir Gibbie is an astonishingly beautiful book,filled with joy, love, devotion, adventure, and, at the same time, Jack has now made it available to all with his two-columned technique, the English in the one column and the Doric in the other.5/5(9).

SIR GIBBIE "tells the enchanting story of.a seemingly destitute orphan, whose life - thought he is unable to speak - communicates truth, innocent love, and goodness." I especially love this version of the book because it is not edited at all, so the full color and the /5.

Sir Gibbie was written in by a Scottish minister named George MacDonald. George MacDonald was the favorite author of C.S. Lewis and has been well /5(55). Sir Gibbie was written in by a Scottish minister named George MacDonald. George MacDonald was the favorite author of C.S.

Lewis and has been well /5(50). He's written nearly 50 books, including many best sellers, and his current total book sales have capped five million. He's also the editor of 25 books by 19th-century author George MacDonald (Bethany House). Sales now top l.5 million copies. Plus, he's the founder of Sunrise Books, which issues leather-bound editions of MacDonald's original works.5/5(14).

These are the adventures of Sir Gibbie through the Scotland moors. Not being able to read or speak, Gibbie survives on the streets without Sir Gibbie book mother and having an alcoholic father.

Yet, he wins the hearts of his neighbors and helps others. Children and adults learn through Sir Gibbie self-sacrifice, honesty, and purity.

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Sir Gibbie had gone to bed with the murdered man, and was now nowhere to be found. Either they had murdered him too, or carried him off. The news spread, and the whole city was in commotion about his fate. It was credible enough that persons capable of committing such a crime on such an inoffensive person as the testimony showed2/ This book is the one of, if not the, best books for understanding Godly character development.

Gibbie is a guileless, trusting young man who learns many hard lessons without becoming hard himself.5/5(2). Gibbie was inside in a moment, and seizing the ‎ Appears in 5 books from Page - Just as Mr.

Duff entered the stable from the nearer end, the opposite gable fell out with a great 5/5(2). Index of Sir Gibbie; Next part (2) This etext was created by John Bechard, London, England ([email protected]) Sir Gibbie by George MacDonald Note from electronic text creator: I have compiled a word list with definitions of most of the Scottish words found in this work at the end of the book.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by George MacDonald. The book was published in multiple languages including, consists of and is available in format.

The main characters of this fiction, classics story are. The book has been awarded with, and many others/5. "Sir Gibbie" is the title of the second Gibbie, edited by Elizabeth Yates, and variously published/reprinted by Dutton or by Schocken publishers. This severely cut revision dates back to before Over one hundred pages of George MacDonald's text were eliminated; some of the Scottish dialect was left intact, while some was revised into /5(47).

Surely, Gibbie is a book to bring the concept of true human worth and the beauty of self-emptying love and trust back to mind. The hope, rather the certainty, that this loving Person does indeed exist and can be found within-by choice and grace is portrayed so well by the great George MacDonald.

Elizabeth Yates wrote of Sir Gibbie, "It moved me the way books did when, as a child, the great gates of literature began to open and first encounters with noble thoughts and utterances were unspeakably thrilling."Even Mark Twain, who initially disliked MacDonald, became friends with him, and there is some evidence that Twain was influenced by Brand: CreateSpace Publishing.Wee Sir Gibbie of the Highlands (MacDonald Classics for young readers) MacDonald, George Published by Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group ().