The Highwayman

The Highwayman

Book - 2005
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The Highwayman is the second book in a unique series --- Visions in Poetry --- featuring classic poems illustrated by outstanding contemporary artists.



Originally published in 1907, ?The Highwayman? is a haunting ballad of doomed love. Seldom have mood and character been so memorably evoked. The pounding rhythm of the rhyme, the dramatic pacing and the power of the imagery have made it one of the most popular read-alouds of all time. Murray Kimber's stunning noir interpretation is a darkly brilliant achievement that stays true to the poem's tragic spirit.
Publisher: Toronto : KCP Poetry, c2005
ISBN: 9781553374251
1553374258
Branch Call Number: 821 NOY
Characteristics: [46] p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Kimber, Murray 1964-

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EPLPicks_Teen Mar 13, 2010

Grade 5 - Adult

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quagga Feb 26, 2010

Returning by moonlight to the inn where his true love, the landlord's daughter, awaits him, the highwayman is unaware that the king's soldiers also lie in wait for him, concealed in the girl's bedroom.

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