The Little Pilgrim Goes Up Higher


Short Fiction

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In A Little Pilgrim in the Unseen (page 73)    or second source:  1 vol (p.63)   

The Story

The Little Pilgrim Goes Up Higher continues the experiences of the Little Pilgrim in the Afterlife. She explores a beautiful city and the villages outside it. And a very personal joy is awaiting her too.

This is the second of five stories in the Little Pilgrim series. (See the link below for more information.)

This story is not listed in the table of contents of either edition - it begins on the page indicated above for each edition.

Biographical and other notes

This story's view of heaven includes art, music, and learning. In the first part of the story the Little Pilgrim spends time with an artist. Margaret Oliphant's husband Frank (who died in 1859) had been an artist - a painter and a designer of stained glass.

British publishing information

Periodical:   Macmillan's Magazine   Sep 1882

First edition:   Macmillan (title story: A Little Pilgrim in the Unseen) 1882

Series and Themes

The Little Pilgrim series
Stories of the Seen and Unseen

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