The Tale of the Unknown Island
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The Tale of the Unknown Island

By (author) Jose Saramago , Translated by Margaret Jull Costa , Illustrated by Peter Sis

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A man went to knock at the king's door and said, Give me a boat. The king's house had many other doors, but this was the door for petitions. Since the king spent all his time sitting at the door for favors (favors being offered to the king, you understand), whenever he heard someone knocking at the door for petitions, he would pretend not to hear . . ." Why the petitioner required a boat, where he was bound for, and who volunteered to crew for him, the reader will discover in this delightful fable, a philosophic love story worthy of Swift or Voltaire.

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  • Paperback | 51 pages
  • 121.92 x 152.4 x 7.62mm | 90.72g
  • 05 Oct 2000
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P
  • New York, NY
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0156013037
  • 9780156013031
  • 196,112

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