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Dinotopia, a Land Apart from Time|James Gurney
Dinotopia, a Land Apart from Time : 20th Anniversary Edition
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When James Gurney's Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time first appeared in 1992, it was immediately hailed as a fully imagined world of the caliber of J. R. R. Tolkien's. Gurney's premise -- of an undiscovered island where a race of mystical humans co-exists in harmony with intelligent dinosaurs -- has been since reiterated over and over in numerous films and by scores of other writers. Now, Calla Editions brings Gurney's spectacular artistry to a new generation in this 20th anniversary edition. Digitally re-rendered from the original transparencies, Gurney's dramatic panoramas of Dinotopia and close-up character studies of its inhabitants -- both human and saurian -- take on new vitality. And as a tale of high adventure and discovery told as entries and sketches in journal form, Dinotopia presents a shipwrecked visitor's glimpse into an imagined social order, a culture, and even a cooperative interspecies technology that will satisfy lovers of fantasy and science fiction of all persuasions. This edition includes a new Afterword written by author James Gurney as well as a special section of behind-the-scenes studies and maquettes he used in developing his paintings.

  • ISBN-13: 9781606600221
  • ISBN-10: 1606600222
  • Publisher: Calla Editions
  • Publish Date: November 2011
  • Dimensions: 9.7 x 10.8 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.85 pounds
  • Page Count: 192
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-12