The Princess and the Goblin is a children's fantasy novel by George MacDonald.
It was published in 1872 by Strahan & Co.
The sequel to this book is The Princess and Curdie, in which Princess Irene and
Curdie are a year or two older, and must overthrow a set of corrupt ministers
who are poisoning Irene's father, the king. Irene's grandmother also reappears
and gives Curdie a strange gift and a monster called Lina to help his quest.
(Quote from wikipedia.org)
About the Author
George MacDonald (December 10, 1824 - September 18, 1905) was a Scottish author,
poet, and Christian minister.
Though no longer well known, his works