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ISBN: 0571226132
Author: Ted Hughes
Language: English
Publisher: Gardners Books; New Ed edition (March 31, 2005)
Pages: 96
Category: Contemporary
Subcategory: Literature
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 579
Size Fb2: 1800 kb
Size ePub: 1426 kb
Size Djvu: 1529 kb
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But if she had been awake she would have heard a strange sound – a skylark singing high in the darkness above the house.

But if she had been awake she would have heard a strange sound – a skylark singing high in the darkness above the house hrough binoculars, she might have seen the glowing, flickering body of the lark, far up there, catching the first rays of the sun, that peered at the bird from behind the world. The lark’s song showered down over the dark, dewy fields, over the house. Roofs, and over the still, wet gardens. But in Lucy’s bedroom it mingled with an even stranger sound, a strange, gasping whimper.

A sequel and companion volume to Ted Hughes' The Iron Man, this new, child-friendly setting will be treasured by a new generation of readers.

The streaming shape reared. A sequel and companion volume to Ted Hughes' The Iron Man, this new, child-friendly setting will be treasured by a new generation of readers.

The Iron Man: A Children's Story in Five Nights is a 1968 science fiction novel by British Poet Laureate Ted Hughes, first published by Faber and Faber in the UK with illustrations by George Adamson

The Iron Man: A Children's Story in Five Nights is a 1968 science fiction novel by British Poet Laureate Ted Hughes, first published by Faber and Faber in the UK with illustrations by George Adamson.

The Iron Woman tells the story of a female iron giant, a companion of the male iron giant of the earlier The Iron Ma. Ted Hughes (1930- 1978) was poet laureate of England

Ted Hughes (1930- 1978) was poet laureate of England. Barry Moser is an American artist who grew up in Chattanooga and who has illustrated every book from the Bible to the Alice books to The Wizard of Oz (where the Wicked Witch of the West was modeled on Nancy Reagan) to poetry books by Donald Hall. The main problem that I have with Moser's engravings is that there are never quite enough of them.

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Iron Man by Ted Hughes - remember this book being read to us at Jnr school - have read it to my kids too ( the film). Art from classic childrens books explored in Picture This a new exhibition at the British Library.

item 2 The Iron Woman by Hughes, Ted Paperback Book The Cheap Fast Free Post -The Iron Woman by Hughes, Ted Paperback . Ted Hughes was born on 17 August 1930 in Mytholmroyd, a small mill town in West Yorkshire. His father made portable wooden buildings

item 2 The Iron Woman by Hughes, Ted Paperback Book The Cheap Fast Free Post -The Iron Woman by Hughes, Ted Paperback Book The Cheap Fast Free Post. item 3 The Iron Woman by Hughes, Ted Paperback Book The Cheap Fast Free Post -The Iron Woman by Hughes, Ted Paperback Book The Cheap Fast Free Post. His father made portable wooden buildings. The family moved to Mexborough, a coal-mining town in South Yorkshire, when Hughes was seven.

The Iron Woman has come to take revenge on mankind. Full of the power and fantastic imagination of his book "The Iron Man", this sequel from the late Poet Laureate is a cry against the relentless pollution of the Earth's waterways through the dumping of industrial waste.

Comments:

Coron
The Iron Woman tells the story of a female iron giant, a companion of the male iron giant of the earlier The Iron Man. The Iron Woman represents the spirit of nature fighting the human forces of industrialization which are destroying the environment. Hughes, in his letters, noted the ubiquitousness of children's worry about the environment, and here he is clearly concerned to entertain and instruct accordingly. While The Iron Woman is enjoyable and instructive, even for adults, it lacks the cogency of The Iron Man, and it is possible that Hughes had difficulty imagining a female monster rather than a male monster (monsters in literature being conventionally male, like Frankenstein's monster).

The Iron Woman appears to a small girl Lucy, who, like Hogarth in The Iron Man (Hogarth is also a character in this story), becomes sympathetically involved in the action relating to the Iron Woman. Lucy is reminiscent of Alice of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.

Hughes's writing in The Iron Woman contains many metaphors, to excite children's imaginations. It also contains much good humour and many strokes of genius. He writes cleanly of mod cons - for example, binoculars - with little sense of any Eliotic 'malaise' in the face of technological advance.

Hughes's writing does contain some irony. This is particularly evident in his description of the Space-Bat-Angel-Dragon. It is symptomatic of Hughes's dislike of or indifference to religion. Parents should be aware of this aspect of Hughes's work before passing it on to children.
Quynaus
Was supposed to be a hardcover in very good condition. Was a softcover in a little less than ok shape with a torn page.
Honeirsil
awesome book! as described. came fast.
Iaran
...insanely good sequel that far surpasses The Iron Giant. Rare and worth seeking out! Ted Hughes at his sci-fi finest.
Ballazan
My 16 year old son, has always loved "The Iron Giant". He was very excited to get this book and see where it started. Thanks!
Flas
i haven't read it yet but the package was nice and the book was shiny new what i wanted thanks a million.
THOMAS
Ted Hughes (1930- 1978) was poet laureate of England. Barry Moser is an American artist who grew up in Chattanooga and who has illustrated every book from the Bible to the Alice books to _The Wizard of Oz_ (where the Wicked Witch of the West was modeled on Nancy Reagan) to poetry books by Donald Hall. The main problem that I have with Moser's engravings is that there are never quite enough of them.

On page 57 of _The Iron Woman_ (1993), we see Moser's portrait of the smug, self-satisfied factory manager, J. Wells. On page 87, we see a portrait of what has become of him. We are told:

Mr. Wells the giant catfish was now in the swimming pool in his new home. His two little sons spent their time digging worms and dropping them in to see him sucking them off the blue tiles with his great blunt mouth. (86)

There are some other characters who receive some wickedly funny just desserts as well. And yet, we come to realize, that "the whole thing had gotten out of hand" (88). And who is responsible for things getting out of hand? We can see her on Moser's cover to the book-- a female robot who rises out of an English marsh and disrupts the balance of nature:

The black shape was the size of two or three elephants. It looked like a hippopotamus-headed, gigantic dinosaur, dragging itself on all fours up out of a prehistoric tar pit. But now, still like a dinosaur, it sat upright. And all at once it looked human-- immense, but human. Great hands clawed at the head, flinging away swatches of muddy reeds. Then amid gurglings and suckings and with a groaning wail, the thing stood erect. A truly colossal man-shaped statue of black mud, raking itself and groaning, towered over the lonely marsh. (13)

The Iron Woman is discovered and cleaned by a young girl named Jean. The robot wastes little time expressing a philosophy of sorts:

"DESTROY THE POISONERS
THE IGNORANT ONES
...
DESTROY
THE SPOILERS
DESTROY"

This she tries to do-- not always with happy results. Jean calls for Hogarth and the Iron Man in the hope that they can keep the Iron Woman under control. This they are able to do at last. But...

It is a truism that nature is in a state of constant change. So is the world at the end of the novel. Is it change that our young friends will embrace? We do not know. We can only hope so.
The book was bigger than I thought it was going to be which is not a bad thing haha. The Iron Giant is my all time favorite so I can't wait to read The Iron Woman.

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