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The box of delights =

John Masefield

The box of delights =

When the wolves were running

by John Masefield

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London: Heinemann, 1935.

StatementJohn Masefield ; Illustrated by Judith Masefield.
SeriesPuffin books
The Physical Object
Pagination270p. ;
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16767103M

Experience one of the first great Christmas adventures! Before Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings and The Chronicles of Narnia came John Masefield’s The Box. Both books only just manage to hold on to any sense of reality and often descend into su Midnight Folk sets events in motion around the summer solstice when the old magic comes closer to the surface and Box of Delights concludes the story at winter solstice, or Christmas as it is more widely known!4/5.

The Box of Delights by Masefield and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Box of Delights is a children's fantasy novel by John Masefield, first published in Kay Harker, the protagonist of The Midnight Folk, is on his way home from boarding school for the Christmas holidays when a mysterious encounter leads him on a series of adventures.. Better known to many people through the TV adaptation.

  In The Book of Delights, one of today’s most original literary voices offers up a genre-defying volume of lyric essays written over one tumultuous year. The first nonfiction book from award-winning poet Ross Gay is a record of the small joys we often overlook in our busy lives. Among Gay’s funny, poetic, philosophical delights: a friend’s.   The box of delights: when the wolves were running by John Masefield; 29 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fantasy, Fiction, Children's stories, English.


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The actual box of delights allows the holder to travel quick or small or both – the depiction of magical and enchanted journeys held me enthralled.4/5. The Box of Delights () by John Masefield is a miracle and a masterpiece of magical literature. I admit to getting lost in the narrative.

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Arriving at his destination, the boy is immediately accosted by a bright-eyed old man with a mysterious message: “The wolves are running.”/5(4). The Box of Delights is a magical and festive adventure in which one boy must confront the secrets of the past to defeat the evil in his present.

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In The Book of Delights, one of today’s most original literary voices offers up a genre-defying volume of lyric essays written over one tumultuous year.

The first nonfiction book from award-winning poet Ross Gay is a record of the small joys we often overlook in /5(). Ross Gay’s The Book of Delights is a genre-defying book of essays—some as short as a paragraph; some as long as five pages—that record the small joys that occurred in one year, from birthday to birthday, and that we often overlook in our busy lives/5().

The Box of Delights is a true Christmas classic With its dreamy prose and snowy, magical adventures, John Masefield's book deserves to be as much of a Yuletide favourite as A Christmas Carol. “ The Box of Delights' is based on a story by famous English poet John Masefield, and it's crammed full of fantasy and adventures, almost as if every known children's story had been combined in one.

There's space travel and time travel and evil villains and holiday sentiments and adventures, adventures, adventures.” – The Seattle Times/5(). Box of Delights is an anthology of sixteen original horror stories, featuring Hugo Award, British Fantasy Award and World Fantasy Award winning authors.

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The Box of Delights () is a loose companion piece to The Midnight Folk (). They are the only two novels Masefield wrote specifically for children and they have the elastic, eccentric and. At once a thriller, a romp, and a spellbinding fantasy, The Box of Delights is a great English children's book and a perfect Christmas e things begin to happen the minute young Kay Harker boards the train to go home for Christmas and finds himself under observation by two very shifty-looking characters/5(7).

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.

The Box of Delights is a children’s fantasy novel about a boy, Kay, returning from boarding school who finds himself mixed up in a battle to possess a magical box. It allows the owner to shrink in size, to fly swiftly, to go into the past and to experience the magical wonders contained within the box.

The current owner of the box is an old Punch and Judy man called Cole. 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.

John Masefield’s classic children’s book is considered to be one of the great works of modern children’s fiction. Magical, fantastical and filled with vivid, rich characters – brought to life in this edition by Quentin Blake’s stunning artwork – The Box of Delights and its sequel The Midnight Folk are a must-read for any child.

The Box of Delights () by John Masefield is a miracle and a masterpiece of magical literature. I admit to getting lost in the narrative. I was complete absorbed in Kay Harker’s adventures.

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The Box of Delights () by John Masefield is a miracle and a masterpiece of magical literature. I admit to getting lost in the narrative. I was completely absorbed in Kay Harker’s adventures. The actual box of delights allows the holder to travel quick or small or both – the depiction of magical and enchanted journeys held me enthralled.4/5(46).