The Lion of Boaz-jachin and Jachin-boaz - Russell Hoban - Livros - Valancourt Books - 9781941147801 - 12 de maio de 2015
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The Lion of Boaz-jachin and Jachin-boaz

Russell Hoban

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The Lion of Boaz-jachin and Jachin-boaz

Publisher Marketing: Jachin-Boaz is a maker and seller of maps. In his shop are maps that will lead you to whatever it is you most desire: love, inspiration, wealth. But his greatest achievement is a master-map showing the location of everything that has ever been found in the world, which he intends to give to his son, Boaz-Jachin. There is only one thing missing from the map: lions - for there are no more lions left. Or are there? When Jachin-Boaz sets out on a quest to find a lion for his son, Boaz-Jachin will follow in search of his father, and both will discover something wholly unexpected ... Russell Hoban's first novel for adults, "The Lion of Boaz-Jachin and Jachin-Boaz" (1973) was widely acclaimed by critics and earned comparisons to Tolkien and C. S. Lewis. Both a humorous and light-hearted fantasy and an insightful meditation on the sometimes difficult relationships between fathers and sons, it is a perfect introduction to the work of this brilliant writer. 'A piece of invention as original as any of Tolkien's or C. S. Lewis's.' - "New Statesman" 'Magic at work ... Funny as well as beautiful.' - "Irish Times" 'Mr. Hoban is unclassifiable, thank goodness. His narrative is so minutely and compellingly realistic that after a time you cease to notice that he has stood reality on its head.' - "Sunday Times" 'Of outstanding quality ... unusually vivid imagination ... immensely striking use of words.' - Auberon Waugh, "The Spectator" Contributor Bio:  Hoban, Russell Russell Hoban was the author of A Bargain for Frances, A Baby Sister for Frances, Best Friends for Frances, A Birthday for Frances, and Bread and Jam for Frances, all illustrated by Lillian Hoban. He also wrote Bedtime for Frances, illustrated by Garth Williams.

Mídia Livros     Paperback Book   (Livro de capa flexível e brochura)
Lançado 12 de maio de 2015
ISBN13 9781941147801
Editoras Valancourt Books
Páginas 150
Dimensões 127 × 203 × 9 mm   ·   140 g
Idioma English  

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