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The box of delights, or, When the wolves were running

Author: John Masefield
Publisher: London, W. Heinemann [1935]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kay finds himself involved in a fantastic adventure when he becomes guardian of the mysterious Box of Delights.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Masefield
OCLC Number: 427569710
Notes: A novel.
"First published 1935."
Description: [8], 418 pages illustrations
Contents: A wandering snowman dreads to hear Red Riding Hood's attackers near --
The Wolf Pack hunts him through the snow, where shall the 'nighted Snowman go? --
Has a Dark Midnight in the past a way, or is tonight his last? --
What is this secret? Who can learn the Wild Wood better than from Herne? --
In dark of cellars underneath blood-hungry sea-wolves snap their teeth --
The oak-tree-lady with the ring gives Kay the marvel of the spring --
Kay dares the cockatrice's bite; Maria once more sees the light --
Blackness of hidden caves, and men black as their caves, at sins agen --
The spider in the web declares why he is cruel net prepares --
The sea-wolves, snapping their teeth at Kay, bid him beware of yesterday --
O greatness, hear, o brightness, hark, leave us not little, nor yet dark --
Ring, blessed bells, for Christmas morn, joy in full measure, hope new-born.
Other Titles: When the wolves were running.
Responsibility: by John Masefield.

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Kay finds himself involved in a fantastic adventure when he becomes guardian of the mysterious Box of Delights.

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