Fables of Our Time
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Fables of Our Time

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"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"show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 134 x 200 x 12mm | 113.4g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperPerennial
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • Reissue, Illustrated
  • b&w illustrations
  • 0060909994
  • 9780060909994
  • 252,035

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"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"show more

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.show more

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319 ratings
4.08 out of 5 stars
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4 42% (133)
3 18% (56)
2 5% (16)
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