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Hieroglyphic tales

Horace Walpole

Hieroglyphic tales

by Horace Walpole

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy fiction, English

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1926 ed. published by E. Mathews, London.

    StatementHorace Walpole.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.W165 Hi 1978, PR3757.W2 Hi 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination85 p. ;
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4714376M
    ISBN 100848230280
    LC Control Number78000555
    OCLC/WorldCa3627726

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Hieroglyphic Tales are the counter example of fiction that pushes so far beyond the plausible and realistic as to break free of their gravitational pull. In his postscript to the book, Walpole notes that "works of invention" are "almost always devoid of imagination." He concludes, in the final sentence, that "there is infinitely more invention.

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Hieroglyphic Tales by Horace Walpole. Pallas Athene, Paperback. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers.Exclusive to the British Museum, Beatrix Potter's best-loved The Tale of Peter Rabbit told in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics.

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