The Adventures of the Ingenious Alfanhui (Dedalus Europe 2000)

The Adventures of the Ingenious Alfanhui (Dedalus Europe 2000)


this can be the 1st English translation of a picaresque vintage -- a kid's fantasy
for adults-- written in 1951. The hero, a mystical little boy, is going in seek no longer of his fortune yet of
knowledge. He meets a grasp taxidermist, who teaches him the exchange. Alfanhui attempts
extraordinary experiments - making timber sprout feathers and developing birds that develop feathers
like leaves. while his home is burned down, he travels round Castile, studying approximately colors,
oxen, herbs, and people: a lonely vast in a wooden, a puppet who thinks he's a guy, and his
own grandmother along with her selection of mysterious locked trunks. this can be a social gathering of the
natural global via a boy's reviews.

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