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The box of delights

John Masefield

The box of delights

or, When the wolves were running.

by John Masefield

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Lining-papers illustrated in colors.

Other titlesWhen the wolves were running.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 311 p.
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17777998M

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John Masefield (—) was an English poet and writer, and Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from until his death.

He is remembered as the author of the classic children's novels The Midnight Folk and The Box of Delights, two novels Captain Margaret and Multitude and Solitude and a great deal of poetry, including his anthology Saltwater : New York Review Books.

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The Box of Delights is long for a children’s book – over pages in early hardback editions – and not as plot-driven as The Hobbit or The Chronicles of Narnia.4/5(46).

But with the help of his allies, including an intrepid mouse, a squadron of Roman soldiers, the legendary Herne the Hunter, and the inventor of the Box of Delights himself, Kay just may be able rescue his friend, foil Abner Brown's plot, and save Christmas, once a thriller, a romp, and a spellbinding fantasy, The Box of Delights is a.

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The book, by Poet Laureate John Masefield, is a sequel to The Midnight Folk (), in which Kay also teamed up with talking animals and journeyed into paintings to thwart the machinations of the villainous Abner Brown.

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