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The dictionary of imaginary places

Alberto Manguel

The dictionary of imaginary places

by Alberto Manguel

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Published by Granada in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy literature -- History and criticism -- Dictionaries,
  • Geographical myths -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlberto Manguel and Gianni Guadalupi ; illustrated by Graham Greenfield ; maps and charts by James Cook.
    ContributionsGuadalupi, Gianni.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.F34
    The Physical Object
    Pagination438 p. :
    Number of Pages438
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14270587M
    ISBN 100246115602

    Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The dictionary of imaginary places by Alberto Manguel, , Harcourt Brace edition, in English - Newly updated and by: I remember reading about a fictional place in the dictionary of imaginary places as a child, and I haven't been able to find it since. I remember it was a OLD book, like 's or early 's, maybe even 's.

    The Dictionary of Imaginary Places is a book to use and treasure. An invaluable resource for writers and the fodder for pleasant dreams and remembrances for just about anyone else. | December Linda L. Richards is the editor of January Magazine and the author of the Madeline Carter novels: Mad Money, The Next Ex and Calculated Loss. The Dictionary of Imaginary Places is best described as a guidebook of the make-believe. A good way to understand what Alberto Manguel and Gianni Guadalupi set out to do with their book is to imagine that you want to travel to a place like Oz, as in The Wizard you remember from watching the classic movie and what you would want to know as a traveler are two very /5(49).

    Throughout the ages, writers have created an astonishing diversity of imaginary places, worlds of enchantment, horror and delight. This monumental book unites them in a single volume and takes readers on a grand tour of more than 1, imaginary cities, islands, countries, and continents, all invented by storytellers from Homer’s day to our own. Throughout the ages, writers have created an astonishing diversity of imaginary places, worlds of enchantment, horror and delight. This guidebook takes the reader on a tour of more than imaginary cities, islands, countries, and contintents, from Homer to the late s. Places visited include Atlantis, Dracula's Castle, Middle Earth.


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