David Elginbrod

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Hugh Sutherland accepts a teaching position on a small Scottish estate. Gradually drawn into a deep and satisfying friendship with the elderly steward, David Elginbrod, Hugh also discovers a deepening appreciation for David 's father, Margaret. Eventually, moving back to he tow to finish his chooling, Hugh is never uite able to shake off the profound influence of that simple, warm family and their unshakable faith in God. Having found another tutoring position, Hugh falls deeply in love he the beautiful, mysterious young mistress of the housefhold. Entranced by her loveliness and intriqued by the mystical forces surrounding her, will Hugh be able to eturn to those good influences in his life?

nother classic love story retold for today 's reader. Deep spiritual insights are artfully woven into the intriguing plot.
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459
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David Elginbrod
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Published by Sunrise Books (CA) (first published 1862

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See Kilian 's review for the plot.A CHRISTIAN book -- not my avorite.

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There were surel some slow parts to th memoi, but- like every MacDonald book- lots of wonderful insights.

Some nights I would get 7 or 8 chapters in- could n't hol it down ...

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Mr. Phillips' edition obviously made for a quicker, lighter read, but there was little of the luster and richness to which I 've grown accustomed in George MacDonald 's other wonderful works.

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There times I was onfused and did n't now if I agreed with the authors thinking on certain areas, but he more I writ he les I understood.

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This two storyline, David Elginbrod and his wif Margaret, are such powerful examples of Christianity in everyday life.

I fel how MacDonald was able to capture al of the flaw in his other characters as well.

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Drawn to the faithfulness of the an, he spends much of his free time with this family.

Hugh comes to neglect his responsibilities to Harry to spend les time with Euphra.

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