David Elginbrod (1863)
David Elginbrod was the first full-length Scottish novel by George MacDonald to be published in 1863.
David Elginbrod is a novel depicting Scottish country life, in the dialect of Aberdeen. The story centres around two saintly personalities, a dignified and pious Scottish peasant, and his daughter. A vein of mysticism runs through the story, and mesmerism and electro-biology are introduced.
The digitised manuscript here comprises the entire book
Book 1 - Turriepuffit e-book (Opens in new window)
Book 2 - Arnstead e-book (Opens in new window)
Book 3 - London e-book (Opens in new window)