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Classics Illustrated Vol. 11

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The Devil’s Dictonary and Other Works

AUTHOR: Ambrose Bierce
ADAPTED BY: Gahan Wilson
ARTIST: Gahan Wilson

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Product Description

Ambrose Bierce’s 1911 satire is illustrated with the surreal and macabre art of famed New Yorker cartoonist Gahan Wilson, creating a funny yet poignant presentation. Switching seamlessly from illustration to full-color comics to adapt “The Boarded Window,” “Dead,” and “An Imperfect Conflagration,” Wilson brings his signature dark humor to Bierce’s work.

Release Date: November 23, 2010

Format: Hardcover

ISBN: 9781597072236

Price: $9.99

Trim Size: 6.5 x 9

Page Count: 56 pages

Age Range: 8+

Book Category: fiction

Guided Reading Level: Z

Grade Level Equivalent: 7-8+

Interest Level By Grade: 6 up

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Educational Description: Compare and contrast different versions of classic literature including multimedia adaptations, includes a summary of the classic and author’s background. Story Elements; setting, plot and character development, illustrations enhance meaning and tone. Back matter; letter and Bio from the editor, Excerpts of other titles.