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THE VEIL OF SNOWS

Helprin, Mark

Editore: Viking/Ariel, New York, 1997
ISBN 10: 0670874914 / ISBN 13: 9780670874910
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Titolo: THE VEIL OF SNOWS

Casa editrice: Viking/Ariel, New York

Data di pubblicazione: 1997

Legatura: Hardcover.

Illustratore: Van Allsburg, Chris

Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included

autografato: Signed by Illustrator

Edizione: First Edition

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A moving and powerful tale about the light of the human spirit. This book stands on its own as a compelling story and also completes the Helprin/Van Allsburg trilogy that began with SWAN LAKE. Signed on the title page by Van Allsburg. 120 pages with 13 full color plates. Very fine in very fine and bright dust jacket. Codice inventario libreria 17583

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Riassunto: "Long ago, in the time of the old emperor, I was young and just beginning in my profession. The Usurper was there, and one could not escape his evil presence.... An enthralling story in the time-honored tradition of Lewis Carroll and C. S. Lewis. Although her kingdom has lived in peace for many years, the queen has always feared the day the Usurper would return to plunge her city into darkness. Even as she rejoices in the birth of her first child, she sees signs of impending danger. Her husband and his army have vanished in the wilderness. With only a short time left to reinforce the kingdom's defense, her faithful general masterminds a strategy to keep the city safe, against great odds. But even when the Usurper's victory may seem to be complete, the mysterious veil of snows hides a symbol of undying hope. The Veil of Snows is a moving and powerful tale about the light of the human spirit, light that can never be wholly extinguished. The Veil of Snows, which stands on its own as a compelling story, also completes the Helprin/Van Allsburg trilogy that began with their first collaboration, Swan Lake, which Publishers Weekly called "elegant and beautiful...wise and musical". As Kirkus noted in a pointered review of A City in Winter, the second book, "The sheer scale of the city [Helprin] envisions will enthrall readers of any age...". Mark Helprin is the acclaimed author of books for adults and children, including A Soldier of the Great War and the best-selling Winter's Tale (both Harcourt). He lives in New York state. Chris Van Allsburg is a two-time Caldecott winner, for Jumanji and The Polar Express (both Houghton).

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Libreria: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA
Indirizzo: Talent, OR, U.S.A.

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