A Book of Nonsense

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Routledge, 2. sep. 2003 - 240 síđur
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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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I don't think any parent (or grandparent) would purchase this book were it to be written and published today. More than half of the subjects are killed off, and most by incredibly nasty means. Even ... 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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