Pinocchio (BOK)

Carlo Collodi

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Everyone knows Pinocchio, the walking, talking wooden puppet carved from a table leg. Pinocchio, an endearing scamp, is always getting himself into trouble. But it isn't the sort of trouble most kids get into. Skiving off school, he is kidnapped by a puppeteer, robbed by a Cat and Fox, and persuaded to visit an earthly paradise where naughty children have perpetual fun - and turn into donkeys. Sold to a circus, then to a man who tries to drown him for his donkey-skin, he miraculously turns back into a puppet and goes in search of his 'father' (whom he must rescue from the belly of a giant dogfish...). Throughout these manic adventures he is haunted by the ghost of a Talking Cricket he has crushed to death for giving good advice, and watched over by his personal guardian fairy. All the while, Pinocchio dreams of becoming a real boy. Told with wit and humour, his story is also a moral fable about making the right choices, and what it is to be a loving human being. "Pinocchio" is an astonishing work of fantasy which has been toned down and sentimentalized over the years, not least by the Walt Disney film. Everyman returns to a beautifully illustrated early translation of 1916 which captures the vivid inventiveness of Collodi's original.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2010
Forfatter Carlo Collodi Forlag
EVERYMAN's LIBRARY CHILDRENS
ISBN 9781857155167 Antall sider 209
Dimensjoner 16,2cm x 21cm x 1,9cm Vekt 420 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage)