Download and Read books online PDF, TXT, ePub, PDB, RTF, FB2 & Audio Books files for your device. So, you can read the books in any times.

[23.82 MiB] The Swallowed Man books by Edward Carey

A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS' CHOICE

“A strange and tender parable . . . All of Edward Carey's work is profound and delightful.” – Max Porter, author of Lanny

The ingenious storyteller Edward Carey returns to reimagine a time-honored fable: the story of an impatient father, a rebellious son, and a watery path to forgiveness for the young man known as Pinocchio


In the small Tuscan town of Collodi, a lonely woodcarver longs for the companionship of a son. One day, “as if the wood commanded me,” Giuseppe—better known as Geppetto—carves for himself a pinewood boy, a marionette he hopes to take on tour worldwide. But when his handsome new creation comes magically to life, Geppetto screams . . . and the boy, Pinocchio, leaps from his arms and escapes into the night. Though he returns the next day, the wily boy torments his father, challenging his authority and making up stories—whereupon his nose, the very nose his father carved, grows before his eyes like an antler. When the boy disappears after one last fight, the father follows a rumor to the coast and out into the sea, where he is swallowed by a great fish—and consumed by guilt. He hunkers in the creature’s belly awaiting the day when he will reconcile with the son he drove away.

With all the charm, atmosphere, and emotional depth for which Edward Carey is known—and featuring his trademark fantastical illustrations—The Swallowed Man is a parable of parenthood, loss, and letting go, from a creative mind on a par with Gregory Maguire, Neil Gaiman, and Tim Burton.
The Swallowed Man
Title:The Swallowed Man
Format Type:eBook PDF / e-Pub
Author:
Date release:
Size:23.82 MiB
Category:Fairy Tales, Myths & Fables, Books, Fiction & Literature, Historical
Comments
  • Easy Gourmet Recipes for the Frugal Cook, Volume II
  • Cooking Light The New Way to Cook Light
  • Kitchen Confidant
  • Williams-Sonoma Cooking at Home
  • Emergency Food Storage & Survival Handbook
  • The New Food Lover's Companion, 5th edition
  • How To Write A Cookbook As An Ebook
  • Ancient Recipes for Modern Kitchens
  • Knife Skills
  • Delicious Paleo Smoothies: Tasty and Healthy Drinks to Lose Weight
  • Chef's Secrets
  • Stuff Every Sushi Lover Should Know
  • Discover Cigars - Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Choosing A Fine Cigar!
  • The Complete Book Of Cheese
  • The New Food Lover's Companion
  • The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink
  • The Oxford Companion to Cheese
  • Tastes: Dinners with Mario Batali
  • Note-by-Note Cooking
  • Recipes for Longer Life
  • The Basic Basics How to Cook from A–Z
  • Amish Cooking: Simple, Natural & Healthy
  • Low Fat Crock Pot Cookbook: Meals Under 400 Calories
  • Old Recipes For Sauces