Fables of Our Time
"These tiny stories, in which a wide variety of animals show us how human we really are, are completely uproarious."-- "Saturday Review of Literature." Imperishably illustrated by Thurber himself."These tiny stories, in which a wide variety of animals show us how human we really are, are completely uproarious." "--Saturday Review of Literature"
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- Paperback | 136 pages
- 134 x 204 x 9.91mm | 140g
- 02 Sep 2011
- HarperCollins Publishers Inc
- New York, NY, United States
- Reissue, Illustrated
- b&w illustrations
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Back cover copy
Here are a score or more lessons-in-prose dedicated to conventional sinners and proving- what you will. The fables are imperishably illustrated, and are supplemented by Mr. Thurber's own pictorial interpretations of famous poems in a wonderful and joyous assemblage.
"These tiny stories, in which a wide variety of animals show us how human we really are, are completely uproarious.""-- Saturday Review of Literature""[Thurber] is not only a Landmark in American Humor...in the combination of his prose and pictures he is the funniest artist who ever lived and wrote it too."-- "The New Republic"
About James Thurber
James Thurber was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1894. Famous for his humorous writings and illustrations, he was a staff member of The New Yorker for more than thirty years. He died in 1961.