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On Toves and Snarks By Alexander Buchanan
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Two short stories based on Lewis Carroll's famous poems. In Brillig, a young man continues a lifetime of searching for the elusive tove by going on a quest. However, his method of leaving cheese... More > under sundials for them (as one is supposed to do), is not appreciated by everyone. In The Snark Hunters a group of friends embark on a narrowboat trip for the stag weekend of one of their number. The characters all have their own idiosynchracies and unfortunately, not everything goes quite to plan.< Less
The Cruise of the Snark By Jack London
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Published in1911 by MacMillan, The Cruise of the Snark is a non-fiction account of London's journey across the South Pacific aboard the Snark, a two-masted ketch that the author had commissioned.... More > Despite expectations, the book is not packed with adventures but instead provides a matter-of-fact account of the journey through a series of chapters that were written as journalism first the foremost.< Less
The Hunting of the Snark By Lewis Carroll
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Lewis Carroll was the undoubted master of nonsense and whimsical verse at the end of the Nineteenth Century. Although better known for Alice in Wonderland,his other works are still very popular. The... More > Hunting of the Snark represents Carroll at his best taking us into a strange world with bizzare characters.< Less
Snark in the Dark By Kimi Ravensky
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Look in the night and in the gloom. See! No scary monsters in your room. This tale of fear of the dark, unmasked helps children over come their night time terrors.
The Cruise of the Snark By Jack London
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The Cruise of the Snark (1913) is a memoir of Jack and Charmian London’s 1907-1909 voyage across the Pacific. His descriptions of “surf-riding”, which he dubbed a “royal... More > sport”, helped introduce it to and popularize it with the mainland. London writes: Through the white crest of a breaker suddenly appears a dark figure, erect, a man-fish or a sea-god, on the very forward face of the crest where the top falls over and down, driving in toward shore, buried to his loins in smoking spray, caught up by the sea and flung landward, bodily, a quarter of a mile. It is a Kanaka on a surf-board. And I know that when I have finished these lines I shall be out in that riot of colour and pounding surf, trying to bit those breakers even as he, and failing as he never failed, but living life as the best of us may live it.< Less
The Cruise Of The Snark By Jack London
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John Griffith "Jack" London (born John Griffith Chaney, January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916) was an American author, journalist, and social activist. He was a pioneer in the... More > then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction and was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone.He is best remembered as the author of The Call of the Wild and White Fang, both set in the Klondike Gold Rush, as well as the short stories "To Build a Fire", "An Odyssey of the North", and "Love of Life".[citation needed] He also wrote of the South Pacific in such stories as "The Pearls of Parlay" and "The Heathen", and of the San Francisco Bay area in The Sea Wolf. London was a passionate advocate of unionization, socialism, and the rights of workers and wrote several powerful works dealing with these topics such as his dystopian novel The Iron Heel, his non-fiction exposé The People of the Abyss, and The War of the Classes. -wikipedia< Less
A Snark Selection By Gavin L. O'Keefe
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Trade paperback. The classic poem by Lewis Carroll and two pertinents excerpts from the novels of Harry Stephen Keeler about the poem. Vastly entertaining with sketches by Gavin O'Keefe.
The Hunting of the Blog Snark By Henry Gordon Fletcher
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The collected blog posts of Screwy Hoolie, member of the group blog, Scrutiny Hooligans
The Hunting of the Blog Snark By Henry Gordon Fletcher
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The collected blog posts of Screwy Hoolie, member of the group blog, Scrutiny Hooligans
Alice's Adventures Under Ground, The Hunting Of The Snark, Through The Looking-Glass By LewisLewis CarrollCarroll
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Collection of 3 Classic Books: Alice's Adventures Under Ground by Lewis Carroll. The Hunting Of The Snark by Lewis Carroll. Through The Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll.Please visit our Spotlight at... More > http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/challengemyreading for more books.< Less