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Gardens of the Imagination

A Literary Anthology

Edited by Sophie Birotti,Illustrations by Peter Malone

7-1/2 x 9-1/2 in; 144 pp;
Color images throughout
Hardcover
July 1999
ISBN 9780811818841
ISBN10 0811818845

SKU# 9780811818841

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Retreat into Gardens of the Imagination, a magnificent anthology of fiction and poetry from some of the world's best-loved writers. Gardens have long fed the literary imagination, and their landscapes are abundant with meaning. Beautifully illustra...
Gardens of the Imagination


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Gardens of the Imagination

Retreat into Gardens of the Imagination, a magnificent anthology of fiction and poetry from some of the world's best-loved writers. Gardens have long fed the literary imagination, and their landscapes are abundant with meaning. Beautifully illustrated in lush hues by artist Peter Malone, this collection takes readers on an inspired journey through the garden haunts of Vladimir Nabokov, Zora Neale Hurston, Pablo Neruda, Italo Calvino, Lewis Carroll, Octavio Paz, and many others. At turns astonishing, moving, and magical, this eclectic collection of prose and poetry spans ancient Babylon to the present, Wonderland to Xanadu. It is a book sure to delight gardeners and readers alike.

 

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7-1/2 x 9-1/2 in; 144 pp;
Color images throughout
Hardcover
July 1999
ISBN 9780811818841
ISBN10 0811818845

Sophie Birotti illustrated The Secret Language of Dreams (0-8118-0728-2) and The Possibility of Angels (0-8118-1530-7). He lives in London.

Peter Malone is a full-time illustrator who enjoys painting in gouache. His work has appeared in The Times and The New Yorker. He lives with his wife and two young daughters in the United Kingdom.