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The Hunting of the Snark

Join the most confounding wild goose chase ever, a journey of tricky language more than distance or geography. Lewis Carroll’s rib-tickling rhymes follow a determined but bumbling band—a butcher, banker, broker, bellman, and beaver—on a quest for the elusive Snark. Unearthed after fifty years are Moomin illustrator Tove Jansson’s remarkable line drawings, at once simple and baroque. All ages.

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