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ISBN: 0819550183 / ISBN-13: 9780819550187

N by E

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A classic tale of seafaring, shipwreck, and survival, reprinted from Wesleyan University Press's 1978 facsimile of the original.

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  • N by E (University Press Of New England) – Hardcover (1978)
    by Rockwell Kent

    N by E
    Cover may not depict edition offered for sale

    Hardcover, University Press Of New England
    1978
    English
    Unabridged.

    ISBN: 0819550183
    ISBN-13: 9780819550187

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Reviews of N by E

Overall customer rating: 4.667
Amos Z

Great illustrations, odd prose.

by Amos Z on Jan 12, 2012

For decades, I have treasured my Modern Library edition of MOBY DICK, illustrated by Rockwell Kent. I finally decided to see what kind of book Mr. Kent would write for himself. The book did not disappoint in terms of illustrations: they are classic Kent and purely wonderful, and there are plenty of them. The prose, however, was very odd. Not bad, not boring...just odd. The story is of a voyage from Labrador to Greenland in a small boat. The conception, preparation, and execution of the voyage is related in very short, impressionistic, almost haiku-like chapters. Kent did not like the "mate"on the voyage, who was chosen by the "captain", whom Kent professed to admire, but then proceeds to almost completely ignore. I almost thought Kent was trying to be avant garde and impressionistic, but for my taste, he comes across as somewhat fussy and snarky. I came away glad that I had bought a new set of his illustrations, but thinking that perhaps he should have stuck to illustration and left the narrative to others.

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paulmobiliste

Classic adventure exquisitely illustrated

by paulmobiliste on Sep 1, 2011

Rockwell Kent was one of the finest woodblock artists of the Twentieth Century. He was also a superlative story teller, here of his 1920s sailing voyage via Labrador and Newfoundland to and shipwreck in Greenland. Danger, adventure, rescue--novel and generous strangers. N by E combines the best of both his spacious and precise woodblocks and drawings and of his roving narration.

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