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By L. Frank Baum

ISBN-10: 0307796884

ISBN-13: 9780307796882

For greater than a century, L. Frank Baum's nation of ounces and its pleasant denizens have enchanted readers of every age. during this illustrated sleek Library version, the bestselling novelist and children's e-book author Gregory Maguire takes readers on a guided journey of ounces, accumulating and introducing us to 3 of Baum's liked stories:

The awesome Land of ounces, the sequel to The Wizard of oz., is the adventure-packed story of a Gillikin boy named Tip who flees outdated Mombi the witch looking for the Emerald City.

Ozma of oz., set generally within the unusual land of Ev, good points the shrewdpermanent and gorgeous new ruler of the Emerald urban, in addition to Dorothy of Kansas, the mechanical wonder Tik-Tok, and the scary Nome King.

The Emerald urban of oz. recounts Dorothy's journey to oz. along with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry, and the Nome King's poor plot opposed to the dominion.

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In 1852, several close friends died as well. While his wife suffered from a prolonged illness, Dickens, who confessed to feeling 舠as if I could have given up舡 (April 5, 1851),did not. The press of the necessity to work was always upon him, regardless of the degree of financial security he attained, and, alongside the discharge of his own daunting agenda of self-appointed duties舒which included the painstaking conduct of Household Words, the conscientious management of a 舠Home for Homeless Women,舡 a taxing tour of amateur theatricals on which he embarked, and much else besides舒there was the obligation to fulfill the ever-increasing demands made upon him by virtue of his stature as a public figure.

99), and 舠disconcerted舡 (p. 333) by this uncanny feeling of recognition in scenes that illuminate some of the mysteries of the plot. 舡 wrote Dickens in his 舠mems舡 for Bleak House, issuing a warning, as it were, for characters in the novel and, perhaps, a reminder for himself. Secrecy is, of course, a writer舗s prerogative: the impact of revelation depends on the degree of mystification the writer can contrive and sustain until the moment he or she chooses to lift the veil. Secrecy in Bleak House, however, tends to be destructive.

There舗s a cruel attraction in the place,舗 舡 Miss Flite explains. 舠 舖You can舗t leave it. And you must expect舗 舡 (p. 473). With the expectancy that what makes no sense will yield some keeping the perpetual suspension of meaning and judgment of Chancery in motion, the result is the accumulation of more mud on the street. This could be the effect of the novel, too, which was after all a diversion, however seriously undertaken by Victorians, who held that the duty of literature was to amuse and to instruct.

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