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Lanterns and Lances by James Thurber, penguin,1963


Title: Lanterns and Lances
Author: James Thurber
Publisher: penguin
Publication Date: 1963
Format: soft cover
Condition: This book is in good condition for its age other than some minor signs of wear.

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Reader's note

A stunning 1963 edition of Lanterns and Lances by James Thurber in red. "I trust that this collection of pieces will prove that I have not become, at sixty six going on fifty, as one friend of mine gallantly put it, completely lugubrious. Many things, or rather people and ideas, are dealt with here in what I hope is a humorous vein." Thurber was one of the most popular humourists of his time and celebrated the comic frustrations and eccentricities of ordinary people. His works have frequently been adapted into films, including The Male Animal (1942), The Battle of the Sexes (1959, based on Thurber's "The Catbird Seat"), and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (adapted twice, in 1947 and in 2013). A gem among a bounty of stunning vintage books and classic novels on our online used bookstore.