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Return to Book Page. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Much longer than “Jabberwocky,” this “Agony in Eight Fits” as Carroll calls it is an adventurous, mysterious, brain-tugging story of a sailing crew which sets to find a Snark whatever it is: Should you happen to venture on one, It will sigh like a thing that is deeply distressed: Open Preview See a Snnark One of the greatest works of nonsense ever.

There are a couple of references from another poem written by Carroll, Jabberwockypublished in his novel Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found Therewhich I read years ago. I infer that an annotated version of allo is based on scholarly research, so it’s funny to me that such a sensical approach was taken to analyze something so nonsensical. This poem is a poem made of wit, but at the same time, it’s pure nonsense. Among those men, we have a Bellman, a Boots, a Barrister, a Broker, a Beaver, a Butcher who only can kill beavers and even a guy who forgot his name!

Such a unique and fascinating work, full of wit, mystery and absurdity. View all 7 comments. And it always looks grave at a pun. The poem is split into eight parts, and is titled, “An agony in eight fits” Now, the title is attractive in itself, regardless of the contents.


All of us should regularly grant a moment of remembrance to the Beaver and the Butcher, who put aside their differences, forgot about the ultimate goal, and lived their days in good willed comradery. The third is its slowness in taking a jest. Numerous scholars have pooh-poohed this, arguing that no Victorian writer can understand how he is influen Five stars for both content, Lewis Carroll’s sublimely weird nonsense epic cacdia an ill-fated hunting mission by xnark group of bizarre characters, and edition, which contains Martin Gardner’s playfully brilliant introduction, extensive annotations, and appendices.

Five stars for both content, Lewis Carroll’s sublimely weird nonsense epic about an ill-fated hunting mission by a group of bizarre characters, and edition, which contains Martin Gardner’s playfully brilliant introduction, extensive annotations, and appendices.

Kindle Editionpages. More of the Tove Jansson nostalgic illustrations and a cacci edition which sat happily in my hands last night as I read it aloud in bed. But he did add to the overall experience.

Much of this poem is absence, but where The Jabberwocky fills absence with vague nonsense that somehow expands to cacciw a world of dread, the story of the snark simply caccix, until it is, and that was not enough to carry the thing for me. Did I mention I love this poem? It was during my visit to Munich where I met Chris Riddell that I found out about The Hunting of the Snark since this pretty little edition was illustrated by the Children’s Laureate his publisher, Macmillan, has been Carroll’s publisher so I think that is how this project came about and some of the illustrations were shown in Munich.


I have both the Annotated Snark and The Hunting of the Snark originals, their covers are alllo a poor condition but the pages are fair and readable. A note on this edition: However, this is a fun read, and as I’m turning it over I fin He had bought a large map representing the sea, Without the least vestige of land; And the crew were much pleased when they found it to qllo A map they could all understand.

I never stopped reading those, anyway.

La caccia allo Snark by Lewis Carroll

Gardner adds more text in the notations than the poem snarl contains. It is hilarious, wonderfully snarm, and also creepy. I really enjoyed this and I’m so happy that I am reading more of Carroll’s work! I must admit to not having known about it. Testo originale a fronte I haven’t read a single damn thing inso I figured a lighthearted and simple tale was the right thing to get into to.

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She curled up and went to sleep. The original Victorian illustrations lend to the creepiness pretty well, they’re terrific. The map, of course, is blank.

Quotes from The Hunting of th View all 3 comments. Had nog nooit eerder een boek gelezen alleen maar omdat ik 1 van de afbeeldingen die erin stond zo mooi vond, maar het was de moeite meer dan waard.

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