Author:Huxley, Francis


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The Raven and the Writing Desk

By: Huxley, Francis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1976

Edition: 1st US edition

Seller ID: 005187

Condition: About Very Good

"As all readers of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' will know, when Alice sat down (uninvited) at the Mad Tea-party, the Hatter oepend his eyes very wide and asked, 'Why is a raven like a writing-desk?' The riddle is famous because when Alice in turn asked 'What's the answer?' the Hatter replied that he hadn't the faintest idea. It has provoked ingenius possible answers from many Great Minds, but in this utterly engaging 'Enquiry,' Francis Huxley has undertaken the first investigation *in depth*." A charming and interesting look at the old puzzler presented by Lewis Carroll. Brown ... View more info