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Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark: An Agony in 8 Fits - Allan P Williams

 

 

 

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Lewis Carroll's The Hunting Of The Snark : An Agony in 8 Fits
by Allan P Williams 
UK price: £6.27    US price: $10.95
Format: Paperback
Size : 6 x 9
Pages: 88
ISBN: 0-595-36243-5
Published: Jul-2005 

Lewis Carroll's long nonsense poem, “The Hunting of the Snark”, about 10 bachelors on a journey of discovery, is here depicted as a sexual journey of discovery, darkly overshadowed by the danger of AIDS. The amazing pictures by Allan Williams— recording every strange experience and exotic encounter the poem contains—are full of ingenious surprises, plentifully supported by his annotations of the text. The Bellman is tingling his bell. Dare you come on board for the journey of a lifetime?

Book Description
The most ineffective journey—filled with the most ineffective instructions and advice—in all the world of literature. How can you boil something in sawdust? How can you threaten a life with a railway-share? How can you rouse someone with mustard and cress? Why should a man's friends call him 'candle-ends' and his enemies 'toasted-cheese'?

But...

What if this nonsense poem has a deeper meaning?

A prophetic meaning?

About a peril that would appear a century after its publication...?


Allan Williams' visual and verbal commentary—startling and adult—ingeniously discovers evidence that this is primarily about a sexual journey, and the dangers such a journey may encounter...

About the author

Allan Williams (born in 1960 of mixed religion parents) has had many colourful jobs, including being a male stripper from 1985 to 1995. In fact, he admits that his knowledge of the male physique revealed in these pages is drawn almost entirely from observing his fellow-colleagues over that ten-year period. The additional model is the Illustrator himself, who makes an appearance as one of the poem’s characters, though he prefers not to reveal which one. That must be left to the guesswork of the reader, who will also have fun discovering the many other secrets the pictures contain. 
 

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Also by Allan P. Williams:

The Last King of England : Other Realms and Territories          
by Allan P Williams 
UK price: £8.99      US price: $13.95
Format: Paperback
Size : 6 x 9
Pages: 190
ISBN: 0-595-33551-9
Published: Nov-2004 

What will happen when the two most powerful forces in the world—sex and religion—collide with the sex and religion of other planets and cultures? As usual, this author has no hesitation in stripping his male characters (both human and alien) to fully explore the mind-boggling possibilities.


Murder at the Colossus
by Alan P. Williams
UK price: £9.99      US price: $10.95
Format: Paperback
Size : 6 x 9
Pages: 112
ISBN: 0-595-32296-4
Published: Jun-2004
This book about a series of murders that gravitate around a male Colossus the size of the Statue of Liberty may be zany, erotic and bizarre, but the reader will not be able to put it down till the satisfying end!