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Angelica Lost and Found by Russell Hoban
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Angelica Lost and Found (edition 2010)

by Russell Hoban

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Title:Angelica Lost and Found
Authors:Russell Hoban
Info:Bloomsbury UK (2010), Hardcover, 237 pages
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Bizarre, charming and enthralling ( )
  lee-mervin | Jun 7, 2015 |
I have liked Russell Hoban's novels ever since I happened on TURTLE DIARY in a Bethesda, MD, used bookstore way back when. ANGELICA LOST AND FOUND is a wild and weird fantasy about a hippograf named Volatore that escapes from a 16th century poem and tries to track down the heroine of the poem, a girl named Angelica. Somehow he gets to 21st century San Francisco, where he is drawn to an art gallery owned named Angelica. They immediately get down to business.In the hands of a lesser writer, this story would be whimsical in a lead-footed way and absurd. In Hoban's hands, it is funny and entrancing the way a good fantasy should be. ( )
  pennwriter | Nov 22, 2011 |
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To the memory of Leon Garfield
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While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen; for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.

2 Corinthians 4:18
They said, 'You have a blue guitar,

You do not play things as they are.'

The man replied, 'Things as they are

Are changed upon the blue guitar.'

'The Man with the Blue Guitar',

Wallace Stevens

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In Ariosto's epic 16 th -century poem Orlando Furioso, the beautiful Angelica , chained, naked, to a rock and menaced by a sea monster is rescued by the valiant Ruggiero, riding a 'hippogriff', the offspring of a griffin and a mare - an entirely imaginary winged creature (as readers of Harry Potter know).… (more)

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