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Mister Vane is learning his way around his father's house, a
house which is filled with doorways to another world - the world of
Lilith. What is dream and what is reality? Is he alive or is he
dead? Will he ever find how to get back home? If he does, will he
want to go?

Published towards the end of
George Macdonald's life, Lilith, like
Phantastes, is a fairy-tale for grown-ups. It is also a profound
lesson and warning, and an expression of that version of
Christianity which denies damnation, for espousing which
Macdonald and Lewis Carroll were rejected by the established
church.

Singled out as "great works" by Lewis were : "Phantastes",
The
"Curdie" books, "The Golden Key", "The Wise Woman", and
"Lilith".

It is possible that this may be one of the inspirations for the
"'
Inkling", Charles Williams' book "Descent into Hell" which
features a character called Lily Samille, (Lilith daughter of the
fallen angel Samael the Accursed). It features similar themes of
illusion and self-deception.
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