A lyrical story of an archaeologist who finds unexpected spiritual renewal while excavating a prehistoric Scottish burial cairn. Written in 1948, the depiction of the Highlands and its people is memorable.
"He left the countryside the follower of restless ambition. He would return a different man."
George MacDonald (1824-1905), Scottish poet, preacher, novelist, and mystic, was one of the most original and influential writers of Victorian Britain. His books have sold in the millions of copies, and he was one of the most popular authors of the day on both sides of the Atlantic.
Once immortal, Adam Black has been cursed with humanity and made invisible. To be cured, he must appeal to the queen of the Fae. The problem is, only one woman can see him and she wants nothing to do with him.