A Book of Nonsense

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Routledge, 2. sep. 2003 - 240 síğur
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From the benighted Old Man with a Beard to the erudite Perpendicular Purple Polly, Edward Lear's world is inhabited by a bewildering variety of oddities. One of the world's most loved writers, Lear's verse has delighted whole generations of readers. Here, after 140 years, is the original edition of A Book of Nonsense, from the original publishers. Complete with Lear's own remarkable illustrations, this treasure trove of nonsense is guaranteed to hold readers spellbound for generations more!

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Umsögn notanda  - nmhale - LibraryThing

Lear's limericks are fun and silly, with some of that absurd humor I might also find in Dr. Seuss or Carroll's poetry. He makes up foolish words to suit his odd characters, who range from regular ... Read full review

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Umsögn notanda  - tortoisebook - LibraryThing

This was the free Kindle edition and it is missing all the illustrations which are surely integral to the book. The limericks themselves are old-fashioned but they are the originals of their type and ... Read full review

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Edward Lear (1812-1888). The youngest of twenty-one children, who made his reputation as an artist, humorist and traveller.

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