The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle

Washington Irvings The Legend of Sleepy Hollow first appeared in 1819. In the generations that have followed, this tall tale of Ichabod Crane's terrifying yet hilarious encounter with the Headless Horseman has become so popular that it has passed into American folklore.In 1928, a new edition of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow was issued, featuring enchanting paintings and drawings by world-renowned illustrator Arthur Rackharn. To this day, many consider Rackham's the definitive illustrations for Irving's highspirited tale.Now a new generation of readers and listeners can fall under the spell of Irvings story and Rackham's pictures. This edition of the complete, unedited text faithfully reproduces all eight of Rackham's colorful paintings, twenty-four of his penand-ink drawings, and his colorful endpapers.Here you will meet the tall, gangly Ichabod Crane, the schoolmaster who is as much...

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Sofia kerberg

2009-10-24

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Lste bara Sleepy Hollow som var en charmig lngnovell med en bra balans mellan nstan lite absurd humor och skrmsel. Kanske lite lngrandig p sina stllen men efter att ha brjat konsumera en hel del litteratur frn den hr tidsperioden knns det som om det "ska vara s"... Mste dock erknna att jag klart fredrar Burtons version.