What Pooh Might Have Said to Dante and Other Futile Speculations
Would Mr. Darcy have preferred Mary Poppins to Lizzie Bennet? Is the New Testament science-fiction? Could the Three Musketeers have beaten the Lord of the Rings in a fair fight? Does Jemima Puddleduck work better as a French trash novel? And what would Pooh have said to Dante? You'll find... show more
Would Mr. Darcy have preferred Mary Poppins to Lizzie Bennet? Is the New Testament science-fiction? Could the Three Musketeers have beaten the Lord of the Rings in a fair fight? Does Jemima Puddleduck work better as a French trash novel? And what would Pooh have said to Dante? You'll find answers to all the above questions, and many more, in this book.
Publish date: March 12th 2012
Pages no: 258
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Literary Criticism
, Books About Books
, Asian Literature
, Sports And Games
, Japanese Literature
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