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The Book of Imaginary Beings
by Jorge Luis Borges and Margarita Guerrero and Andrew Hurley and Peter Sis


Overview - In a perfect pairing of talent, this volume blends twenty illustrations by Peter Sis with Jorge Luis Borges's 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.  Read more...

 
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More About The Book of Imaginary Beings by Jorge Luis Borges; Margarita Guerrero; Andrew Hurley; Peter Sis
 
 
 
Overview
In a perfect pairing of talent, this volume blends twenty illustrations by Peter Sis with Jorge Luis Borges's 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's 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's many admirers.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780143039938
  • ISBN-10: 0143039938
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: September 2006
  • Page Count: 236
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.38 x 5.63 x 0.72 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.62 pounds

Series: Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions

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