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THE WILD WOOD

De Lint, Charles.

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ISBN 10: 0553096303 / ISBN 13: 9780553096309
Published by Bantam., NY:, 1994
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HC in dust jacket. 1st Printing. A Byron Preiss Book. Part of the "Brian Froud's Faerielands" series. Includes 14 full-page color illustrations by Brian Froud. This copy signed by de Lint. Corner crease to the rear endpage, a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 13607

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Title: THE WILD WOOD

Publisher: Bantam., NY:

Publication Date: 1994

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st edition

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A young artist returns to her cabin in the deep woods of Canada to concentrate on her work and finds that, somehow, strange and beautiful creatures are creeping into her art.

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Billed as Brian Froud's Faerielands, this is the first of a series of four books by different authors on faerie-ecological themes, and inspired by Froud's artwork. Artist Eithnie, living in the remote Canadian woods, finds disturbing faerie images creeping unbidden into her work. Gradually, she begins to suspect that one particular figure, a stick-man named Albin, is real. Her neighbor Joe, a part-Japanese musician and woodsman, tells her of a nearby colony of snow macaques--creatures whom Eithnie perceives to be faeries, and who are dying of pollution and loss of habitat. A visit by Eithnie's cousin Sharleen, bearing an enigmatic message, brings Eithnie to realize her role and what she must do to help, and she wonders if the mysterious Joe is at the heart of the matter, or Albin, or if they are somehow the same. Well meant but less substantial than a soap bubble. (First printing of 25,000) -- Copyright ©1994, Kirkus Associates, LP. All rights reserved.

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