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The Hunting Of The Snark

By Lewis Carroll

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Format: Paperback / softback, 48 pages
Published In: United States, 02 February 2009
Lewis Carroll is known for his delightful children's tales. He is perhaps best known for his classics, Alice in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass. This humorous poem tells the tale of an impossible voyage for an improbable crew hunting an imaginary creature.

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"The Hunting of the Snark" is the longest of Carroll's nonsense poems, and readers of his other works will recognize his adeptness in creating story and meaning through his wordplay, rhyme, and portmanteaus. This adaptation by illustrator Singh (a member of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America and an editor for their journal, The Knight Letter) leaves Carroll's original text intact, although broken up for paneling and illustration. What really adds to the experience is the additional information provided at the beginning and end, which gives clues and insights into an otherwise puzzling story and the controversies surrounding its meaning. Singh's black-and-white surrealistic treatment of Carroll's classic poem is perfect; his illustrations are reminiscent of Henry Holiday's original spot artwork for the text, but it takes the ideology of Carroll's nonsense to new visual levels. Far beyond a simplistic, literal depiction of the poem, each panel is thoughtfully created, filled with puzzles, jokes, and allusions. The Annotated Hunting of the Snark would be an ideal companion to this text for further revelation. Verdict This graphic novel is perfect for readers who enjoy wordplay, jokes, nonsense, and mathematics. The content is suitable for all ages, though the language might be difficult for beginning readers.-Joanna Schmidt, George Fox Univ., Newberg, OR (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

EAN: 9781438510576
ISBN: 1438510578
Publisher: Book Jungle
Dimensions: 23.5 x 19.05 x 0.25 centimetres (0.06 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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