Doctor Dolittle In The Moon

Doctor Dolittle In The Moon Doctor Dolittle in the Moon was intended to be the last of Hugh Lofting s Doctor Dolittle books and differs considerably in tone from its predecessors the stripped down narrative does not have r

  • Title: Doctor Dolittle In The Moon
  • Author: Hugh Lofting
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 411
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Doctor Dolittle in the Moon 1928 was intended to be the last of Hugh Lofting s Doctor Dolittle books, and differs considerably in tone from its predecessors the stripped down narrative does not have room for any of the sub plots and tales previously present Instead there is a growing sense of an event about to happen that is almost spooky in tone There are some very cDoctor Dolittle in the Moon 1928 was intended to be the last of Hugh Lofting s Doctor Dolittle books, and differs considerably in tone from its predecessors the stripped down narrative does not have room for any of the sub plots and tales previously present Instead there is a growing sense of an event about to happen that is almost spooky in tone There are some very complex passages for a children s book for example, it begins with a meditation about what the writer expects from the reader and vice versa.

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    1. Doctor Dolittle in the Moon (Doctor Dolittle, #8), Hugh LoftingDoctor Dolittle in the Moon (1928) was intended to be the last of Hugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle books, and differs considerably in tone from its predecessors; the stripped down narrative does not have room for any of the sub-plots and tales previously present. Instead there is a growing sense of an event about to happen that is almost spooky in tone. There are some very complex passages for a children’s book; for example, it begin [...]

    2. Doctor Dolittle in the Moon is the eighth book in the Dolittle series. It takes up the story directly from the end of the previous volume, Doctor Dolittle's Garden.The storyline changed rather radically in the middle of the book; it represented a profound shift in tone. Instead of trying to cope with the foibles and difficulties of human society such as the Doctor's near-constant (albeit unwilling) need for money, the plot began to focus instead on exploration and mystery, as strange and unknown [...]

    3. yes, it's a children's book about a man who talks to animals (and plants, in this case). it's also a collection of nice drawings. what i love it for, however, is lofting's thoughtful imaginings of what life would be like on the moon, not only the phantasmagorically evolved giant trees and moths (good indoctrination in Darwinism, too), but also what it would feel like to walk in low gravity, how far you could go in a step, to what extent the curvature of a smaller sphere would be evident to one u [...]

    4. nwhytevejournal/2704151mlIt's a very short book, the eighth of the series of twelve books about the Doctor who learns to talk to animals. The writer assumes that the reader has read the previous books in the series, particularly the immediately preceding Doctor Dolittle's Garden which apparently ends with the Doctor and friends borne to the Moon by a giant moth. So we start bang in the middle of the narrative, with no explanation of who any of the characters are or why they are doing what they a [...]

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