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The Hunting of the Snark: Play

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4 out of 5
Based on 75 Ratings and 75 Reviews

Book Description
This interpretation of Lewis Carroll's poem offers a view of childhood. In this version, snarks are bombs hunted by a local gang of children in wartime Britain. As the hunt goes on, the conflict between self-interest and the general good grows; and friendships and alliances are built and broken.
Book Information
PublisherCollins Educational
BindingHardcover (124 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages80
Publication Date06/03/1991
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About Bob Hescott (Author) : Bob Hescott is a published author. A published credit of Bob Hescott is The Hunting of the Snark (Upstagers).
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About Lewis Carroll (Author) : Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (IPA: [ˈdɒdsən]) (January 27, 1832 – January 14, 1898), better known by the pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican clergyman and... more
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About Stephen Cockett (Author) : Stephen Cockett is a published author. Published credits of Stephen Cockett include Plays Plus - "The Birds Keep on Singing" (Plays Plus), The Hunting of the Snark (Upstagers), and The Thief (Plays Pl... more
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