Without Feathers - Fabulous Tales and Mythical Beasts Summary & Analysis

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Fabulous Tales and Mythical Beasts Summary

A short foreword introduces samples from what it describes as an anthology of imaginative creations. Most of the samples describe ridiculous, fictional creatures, which it then places in some sort of historical or mythological context. A nurk is a tiny bird that refers to itself in the third person. The flying snoll is a lizard with four hundred eyes, divided among seeing near and far. Emperor Ho Sin dreams of having a better palace for less money. He ends up seeing Mendel Goldblatt, a plumber, in the mirror, and can't tell if he is a dreamer or being dreamed. A frean is a sea monster with the head of an accountant. The great roe is part lion and part lion, but two different lions. A magician changes a man into a dove, and the man's...

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