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Anglo-Saxon Riddles
     

Anglo-Saxon Riddles

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by John Porter
 

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A book full of ingenious characters who speak their names in riddles-a bookworm, an iceberg, an oyster, the sun and moon and a one-eyed garlic seller are just a few that bear witness to the every-day life and imagination of the Anglo-Saxons. Their sense of the awesome power of creation goes hand in hand with a frank delight in obscenity, a fascination with disguise

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A book full of ingenious characters who speak their names in riddles-a bookworm, an iceberg, an oyster, the sun and moon and a one-eyed garlic seller are just a few that bear witness to the every-day life and imagination of the Anglo-Saxons. Their sense of the awesome power of creation goes hand in hand with a frank delight in obscenity, a fascination with disguise and with the mysterious processes by which the natural world is yurned to human use. Contains all 95 Exeter Book riddles.

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ISBN-13:
9781898281320
Publisher:
Anglo-Saxon Books
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Edition description:
Expanded Edition
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.84(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.37(d)

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