[[ Epub ]] ➟ Gnomes Author Rien Poortvliet – Bassgrotto.co.uk

Gnomes A Wonderful Book On Gnomes.


10 thoughts on “Gnomes

  1. says:

    This is one of my stranger andembarrassing tales.For some bizarre reason, gnomes are a recurring theme in my life Someone gave me this book the month I was getting married I thought the gnome man and woman were cute, ad I bought a gnome man and woman as our wedding cake toppers For our thank you notes after the wedding I bought a postcard of a gnome couple sitting by the side of a lake, fishing The cake topper couple disappeared the night of the wedding and I have never seen them since This is one of my stranger andembarrassing tales.For some bizarre reason, gnomes are a recurring theme in my life Someone gave me this book the month I was getting married I thought the gnome man and woman were cute, ad I bought a gnome man and woman as ...


  2. says:

    This book fascinated me as a kid my dad was an engineer, so I was drawn to the technical drawings, diagrams, and labels Within the sphere of the fantasy geek, I was most drawn to the complete world authors like Tolkien, authors who didn t just create characters and plots but entire worlds, cultures, and linguistic systems It s telling that my favorite part of Return of the The King is the appendices, and I spent many hours translating phrases into Dwarven Runes.This book fulfills that s This book fascinated me as a kid my dad was an engineer, so I was drawn to the technical drawings, diagrams, and labels Within the sphere of the fantasy geek, I was most drawn to the complete world authors like Tolkien, authors who didn t just create characters and plots but entire worlds, cultures, and linguistic systems It s telling that my favorite part of Return of the The King is the appendices, and I spent many hours translating phrases into Dwarven Runes.This book fulfills that sa...


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    Che ricordi lo sapevo a memoria, conoscevo tutte le abitudini, usi e costumi degli gnomi.Mi ricorda tantissimo la mia infanzia, passavo un sacco di tempo a sfogliarlo e a costruire con la mente viaggi fantastici insieme agli gnomi.Forse le grafiche oggi ris...


  4. says:

    Tom Robbins once wrote, Those who shun the whimsy of things will experience rigor mortis before death So if you think you re too sophisticated for this big, delightful book, check your pulse and the rigidity of your limbs This is the definitive work on all things gnome Playful and whimsical for sure, but these guys take their gnome studies seriously They cover every aspect of gnome life including marriage, home building, food, medicine, friends, enemies, and services gnomes provide for Tom Robbins once wrote, Those who shun the whimsy of things will experience rigor mortis before death So if you think you re too sophisticated for this big, delightful book, check your pulse and the rigidity of your limbs This is the definitive work on all things gnome Playful and whimsical for sure, but these guys take their gnome studie...


  5. says:

    Okay, here is the review that most of you have been waiting for, haha Is Gnomes cute or scary Mostly cute, with a dash of um, really tossed in that will probaby count as scary for those of you not already predisposed to like gnomes.Now, I admit that I have not read this word for word as it s much longer than I was expecting, but I ve done a fair amount of perusing and my review is based off this.First of all, the entire idea is absolutely fascinating and charming a little Okay, here is the review that most of you have been waiting for, haha Is Gnomes cute or scary Mostly cute, with a dash of um, really tossed in that will probaby count as scary for those of you not already predisposed to like gnomes.Now, I admit that I have not read this word for word as it s much longer than I was expecting, but I ve done a fair amount of perusing and my review is based off this.First of all, the entire idea is absolutely fascinating and charming a little exploration of the lives of gnomes, presented as if it is a factual account, like a field study We learn about their body structures, likes and dislikes, personalities, courti...


  6. says:

    Gnomes is a great 70s, realist watercolor illustrated, cryptozoologist fantasy that started the whole popular craze of the tiny, red dunce capped, earth dwelling folk called Gnomes Written as a Field Guide on the habits and habitat of these wee folk who would later take over gardens the world around.At second glance it s sort of surprising this book made the shelves at my elementary school s library Some of the images are down right graphic and gruesome To be honest I m not sure it was giv Gnomes is a great 70s, realist watercolor illustrated, cryptozoologist fantasy that started the whole popular craze of the tiny, red dunce capped, earth dwelling folk called Gnomes Written as a Field Guide on the habits and habitat of these wee folk who would later take over gardens the world around.At second glance it s sort of surprising this book made the shelves...


  7. says:

    This is an important book in my family My grandparents owned a copy and we kids enjoyed hearing stories about gnomes Nissen and tales of Norway my grandmother heard from her grandmother My brother and sister in law spent time in Iceland, where many people believe gnomes, fairies and elves walk among us They picked up a copy of this book and dressed their newborn son up as a gnome for Halloween one year ...


  8. says:

    I ve loved this book for a long time, but keep forgetting to name it as one of my favorite books of all time For posterity, I ll do that here this book and The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy and sequels are my FAVORITE BOOKS OF ALL TIME And Rose just gave me my very own copy For those of you not familiar with this awesome book, it is written as a scientific field guide to gnomes David I read through it a little bit at a time I flip the pages make like I...


  9. says:

    How can I not have added this to my library before I have had my edition since I was a child It was my lovely dad s Its so worn and well loved that I m almost afraid to take it from the shelf in case it falls apart.An absolute joy.


  10. says:

    This was one of my absolute favorite books when I was young My wonderful mother bought it for me as a birthday present on year, and it filled me with a sense of wonder I would spend some of my afternoons ...


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