Dictionary of Imaginary Places

Dictionary of Imaginary Places

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Throughout the ages, writers have created an astonishing diversity of imaginary places, worlds of enchantment, horror and delight. This guidebook takes the reader on a tour of more than 1200 imaginary cities, islands, countries, and contintents, from Homer to the late 1990s. Places visited include Atlantis, Dracula's Castle, Middle Earth, Baskerville Hall, Utopia, and Earthsea. The inspiration comes from writers as diverse as Lewis Carroll, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Sir Arthur Conan doyle, L. Frank Baum, C.S. Lewis, John Lennon, Gilbert & Sullivan, and Graham Greene.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 850 pages
  • 177 x 233mm | 1,320g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • illustrations, index
  • 0747546169
  • 9780747546160

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