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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow [graphic novel]

by Bo Hampton, Washington Irving

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This is such a classic tale...one that I know well even though this is the first time I've actually read it. Growing up on Long Island, NY, I remember visiting Washington Irving's home in Tarry Town as a child and hearing the story of Ichabod Crane at that point. I also vaguely remember watching the 1948 Disney version when I was younger (and I just re-watched on youtube...amazing how much the coquettish Katrina resembles Disney's Cinderella! ;)). However, I am so glad that I finally read Washington Irving's story, effectively set in the framework of early post-Revolution America, with its beautiful descriptions of the Hudson Valley region and eerily suspenseful language which really leaves the reader wondering "What REALLY happened to Ichabod Crane?" ( )
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A superstitious schoolmaster, in love with a wealthy farmer's daughter, has a terrifying encounter with a headless horseman in this graphic novel adaptation of the classic story. This is Bo Hampton's 1993 Legend of Sleepy Hollow, a faithful adaptation of Washington Irving's tale surrounding the ghostly inhabitants of Tarrytown, New York around the time of the American Revolution. The cast of characters is headed up by the Headless Horseman himself! This edition boasts new covers and 16 pages of new material, including numerous preliminary sketches of scenes and characters.… (more)

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