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Good Faeries, Bad Faeries

Froud, Brian

ISBN 10: 0684847817 / ISBN 13: 9780684847818
Edité par Simon & Schuster, 1998
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Etat : Very Good Couverture rigide
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4to, full white "cloth," edited by Terri Windling, a two-sided volume illustrated in color throughout by Froud with a signed Froud illustrated bookplate laid in. Fine in very good, unclipped dj, some wrinkling to "Bad Faeries" dj flap). N° de réf. du libraire 22393

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Titre : Good Faeries, Bad Faeries

Éditeur : Simon & Schuster

Date d'édition : 1998

Reliure : Hardcover

Illustrateur : Froud, Brian

Etat du livre :Very Good

Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included

Signé : Signed by Author(s)

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"Once upon a time, I thought faeries lived only in books, old folktales, and the past. That was before they burst upon my life as vibrant, luminous beings, permeating my art and my everyday existence, causing glorious havoc...."

In the long-awaited sequel to the international bestseller Faeries, artist Brian Froud rescues pixies, gnomes, and other faeries from the isolation of the nursery and the distance of history, bringing them into the present day with vitality and imagination. In this richly imagined new book, Brian reveals the secrets he has learned from the faeries -- what their noses and shoes look like, what mischief and what gentle assistance they can give, what their souls and their dreams are like.

As it turns out, faeries aren't all sweetness and light. In addition to such good faeries as Dream Weavers and Faery Godmothers, Brian introduces us to a host of less well behaved creatures -- traditional bad faeries like Morgana le Fay, but also the Soul Shrinker and the Gloominous Doom. The faery kingdom, we find, is as subject to good and evil as the human realm. Brilliantly documenting both the dark and the light, Good Faeries/Bad Faeries presents a world of enchantment and magic that deeply compels the imagination.

Review:

Why are large, illustrated works offhandedly relegated to gather dust on the corner of your coffee table? Sure, you will want to put Good-Faeries/Bad Faeries in an obvious place, somewhere your friends will see it and pick it up, but it's far more than mere decoration. Froud's illustrations have delighted readers since his first book, Faeries, introduced us to the little people of folklore. Good Faeries/Bad Faeries is a doorway to the faery realm of the 20th century, where you'll meet delightful characters like Quempel, who dances to celebrate when something is done well; or the Buttered Toast Faery, who decides which side of a dropped piece of toast will hit the floor--faeries who will call you back so often that Good Faeries/Bad Faeries won't have a chance to gather dust. --Brian Patterson

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