One of the first great works of nineteenth-century fantasy fiction, Phantastes inspired amny of the great Christian and fantasy authors of the twentieth-century. A fairy tale for adults, it is the captivating story of a wealthy young man who takes an unplanned journey into a fantastic nether-world. Led by an enchanting sprite (discovered inside an old desk once owned by his deceased father), he meets a diverse cast of characters, among them a fairy queen, as well as sinister figures who threaten his spiritual well-being.
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