At the Back of the North Wind (1871)
At the Back of the North Wind was published in 1871. The story centres around a boy named Diamond and his adventures with the North Wind. Diamond travels together with the mysterious Lady North Wind through the nights.
North Wind is helping people, yet she is also doing terrible things. She sinks a ship. Yet everything leads to something good. North Wind seems to be Pain and Death working according to God's will for something good. North Wind brings Diamond for some days in the country at her back, a country without pain and death. Yet he was brought only in a shadow of the real country at the back of the North Wind. The real country is open for him only after his death. Diamond is a very sweet little boy who makes joy everywhere he goes.
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