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The Book of Imaginary Beings (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

ISBN13: 9780143039938
ISBN: 0143039938
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $17.0
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Published Date:
Pages: 256
Average Goodreads rating: 4.09/5 (5118 ratings)

In a perfect pairing of talent, this volume blends twenty illustrations by Peter S.' with Jorge Luis Borges' 1957 compilation of 116 "strange creatures conceived through time and space by the human imagination," from dragons and centaurs to Lewis Carroll's Cheshire Cat and the Morlocks of H. G. Wells' The Time Machine. A lavish feast of exotica brought vividly to life with art commissioned specifically for this volume, The Book of Imaginary Beings will delight readers of classic fantasy as well as Borges' many admirers.