The Book of Imaginary Beings

The Book of Imaginary Beings

Jorge Luis Borges Margarita Guerrero Peter Sís Andrew Hurley
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In a perfect pairing of talent, this volume blends twenty illustrations by Peter S.' with Jorge Luis Borges' 1957 compilation of 116 "strange creatures conceived through time and space by the human imagination," from dragons and centaurs to Lewis Carroll's Cheshire Cat and the Morlocks of H. G. Wells' The Time Machine. A lavish feast of exotica brought vividly to life with art commissioned specifically for this volume, The Book of Imaginary Beings will delight readers of classic fantasy as well as Borges' many admirers.
Language
English
Pages
236
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin Group
Release
September 26, 2006
ISBN
0143039938
ISBN 13
9780143039938
In a perfect pairing of talent, this volume blends twenty illustrations by Peter S.' with Jorge Luis Borges' 1957 compilation of 116 "strange creatures conceived through time and space by the human imagination," from dragons and centaurs to Lewis Carroll's Cheshire Cat and the Morlocks of H. G. Wells' The Time Machine. A lavish feast of exotica brought vividly to life with art commissioned specifically for this volume, The Book of Imaginary Beings will delight readers of classic fantasy as well as Borges' many admirers.
Language
English
Pages
236
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin Group
Release
September 26, 2006
ISBN
0143039938
ISBN 13
9780143039938

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