You Are Cordially Invited to the Life and Death of Edward Lear
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You Are Cordially Invited to the Life and Death of Edward Lear: Poet, Illustrator, Composer, and Melancholy Hypochondriac OR What is a Runcible Spoon: An Absurdist Eulogy and Existential Crisis on the Stage.
That pretty much sums it up. And doesn't really cover it at all.
This is our friend, Edward.
Mr Abebika kratoponoko Prizzikalo Kattefello Ablegorabalus Ableborinto phashyph or Chakonoton the Cozovex Dossi Fossi Sini Tomentilla Coronilla Polentilla Battledore & Shuttlecock Derry down Derry Dumps.
(His invention, not ours.)
Spoiler: He is dead.
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Interested to learn more about Edward Lear? Here's some of our research material!
This is Kinchinjunga from Darjeeling, his highest commission.
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Mr. Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense by Jenny Uglow
And, of course, Edward's very own, never out of print Book of Nonsense.