The Milk Of Dreams

16 mai 2017|
The Milk Of Dreams de Leonora Carrington
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In English for the first time, a wild and darkly funny book that combines Surrealist painter Leonora Carringon's fantastical writing and illustrations for children

The maverick surrealist Leonora Carrington was an extraordinary painter and storyteller who loved to make up stories and draw pictures for her children. She lived much of her life in Mexico, and her sons remember sitting in a big room whose walls were covered with images of wondrous creatures, towering mountains, and ferocious vegetation while she told fabulous and funny tales. That room was later whitewashed, but some of its wonders were preserved in the little notebook that Carrington called  The Milk of Dreams

John, who has wings for ears, Humbert the Beautiful, an insufferable kid who befriends a crocodile and grows more insufferable yet, and the awesome Janzamajoria are all to be encountered in The Milk of Dreams, a book that is as unlikely, outrageous, and dreamy as dreams themselves.
Leonora Carrington (1917–2011) was born in Lancashire, England, to an industrialist father and an Irish mother. She was raised on fantastical folk tales told to her by her Irish nanny at her family’s estate, Crookhey Hall. Carrington would be expelled from two convent schools before enrolling in art school in Florence. She fled Europe ...
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Titre :The Milk Of DreamsFormat :Couverture rigideDimensions de l'article :56 pages, 8.76 X 5.77 X 0.4 poDimensions à l'expédition :56 pages, 8.76 X 5.77 X 0.4 poPublié le :16 mai 2017Publié par :New York Review BooksLangue :anglais

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ISBN - 10 :1681370948

ISBN - 13 :9781681370941

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