kurze lebensbeschreibung einer merkwürdigen und liebevollen sau
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We’re not talking about any odd pig in this story. This is a story about the life of the especially peculiar and loving pig from Ihringhausen. That even this life comes to an abrupt end cannot be changed – but this is by far the end of the story.
LENGTH: 15M HEIGHT: 20CM COVER: BOOK LINEN AND PAPER WITH EMBEDDED MAGNETS AVAILABLE IN: GERMAN PRINTED AND HANDMADE IN BERLIN
We all know his drawings, but hardly anyone knows the painter: Ludwig Emil Grimm has always stood in the shadow of his famous brothers, for whose fairytales he provided many illustrations. It is only now that his genius is discovered: Grimm drew several comic stories on self-made paper scrolls, setting the stage for such famous classics as “Max und Moritz” by Wilhelm Busch.
In his wonderfully absurd comic story about the life of the especially peculiar and loving pig from Ihringhausen, Grimms draws a tongue-in-cheek portrait of his compatriots with a pointed pen and a lot of black humour.
Over 150 years later, there is finally a new edition of this curious story available in the originally intended format.
We publish two editions: Classic – for purists, as close as possible to the original, brushed up for enhanced legibility Coloured – colour has been added to chosen elements of the work, giving it a fresh, modern look (available September 2017)