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'''''Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women''''' is fantasy novel written by [[George MacDonald]]. [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] had read the book (although he did not much like it)<ref>[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], "[[L.M. Cutts 26 October 1958]]" (letter), ''[[Sotheby's English Literature, History, Fine Bindings, Private Press Books, Children's Books, Illustrated Books and Drawings 10 July 2003]]''</ref>, and its notion of animated trees apparently was an inspiration for the creation of the [[Ents]] ''(see further, [[George MacDonald#Ents|MacDonald, Tolkien, and Ents]])''.
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'''''Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women''''' is fantasy novel written by [[George MacDonald]]. [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] had read the book (although he did not much like it)<ref>[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], "[[Letter to L.M. Cutts]]" (letter), ''[[Sotheby's English Literature, History, Fine Bindings, Private Press Books, Children's Books, Illustrated Books and Drawings 10 July 2003]]''</ref>, and its notion of animated trees apparently was an inspiration for the creation of the [[Ents]] ''(see further, [[George MacDonald#Ents|MacDonald, Tolkien, and Ents]])''.
 
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*[http://www.gutenberg.org/files/325/325-h/325-h.htm Complete free eBook version of ''Phantastes''] at [http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page Project Gutenberg]
 
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Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women
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AuthorGeorge MacDonald
PublisherUnited Kingdom: Smith, Elder & Co.
Released1858
FormatHardback & paperback
Pages323
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Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women is fantasy novel written by George MacDonald. J.R.R. Tolkien had read the book (although he did not much like it)[1], and its notion of animated trees apparently was an inspiration for the creation of the Ents (see further, MacDonald, Tolkien, and Ents).

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Letter to L.M. Cutts" (letter), Sotheby's English Literature, History, Fine Bindings, Private Press Books, Children's Books, Illustrated Books and Drawings 10 July 2003