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The White Goblin

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The story of a white Goblin who is banished by his evil brothers to the colourless wastes of the North. The book recounts his long isolation in the icy, white terrain which ends when he persuades the colourless Cave-Goblins to follow him into the world where they can enjoy the colours of nature.
Hardcover, 36 pages
Published October 1st 1996 by Thames & Hudson
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Atziri
Aug 05, 2011 Atziri rated it really liked it
Wow! I was really surprised about the story line in this book. I love his first book titled "The Rainbow Goblins" which was published in 1977. This one was produced twenty years after. The drawings are just as beautiful as the first book, but the story line is a bit dark.

In this story the eighth goblin, the white one, comes back to enjoy the world of color. he had been banished to the ice world by the 7 goblins who are now dead. The white goblin convinces the Cave Goblins to leave the "underwor
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Abner Rosenweig
Jun 28, 2016 Abner Rosenweig rated it it was amazing
De Rico's illustrations are beautiful, vivid, imaginative, enchanting, and they always induce a deep, transportive calm when I see them, like sitting in front of a cozy fireplace in the middle of winter or looking at sacred paleolithic art amid the quiet darkness of an ancient cave.

The White Goblin is an outstanding allegory about the greediness of modern man and the imminent collapse of industrial civilization. I've read hundreds of articles and books on these complex subjects; de Rico's book
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Earl
Feb 01, 2016 Earl rated it liked it
Two decades after The Rainbow Goblin comes this sequel which is visually more breathtaking than the first. This would actually go perfect with other Earth Day books because of its message.
Mandy Blackburn
Jan 17, 2012 Mandy Blackburn rated it liked it
Beautiful illustrations, still undecided about the lesson that may be trying to be taught here.
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