By Roger Zelazny
The bestselling writer of the Amber sequence creates a pleasant and dramatic interval delusion populated by way of speaking canines and characters from renowned legend. Accompanying and amplifying the textual content are a sequence of 31 full-page illustrations through one of many masters of surprising and awful art.
Originally released in 1993.
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The tradition of electing a king to reign over Carnival began in ancient Rome and Greece, where the week before the holy season of Lent was spent eating, drinking, and making merry. All societal rules were abandoned, and people, whether slaves or masters, disguised themselves with masks and marched through the streets in immodest clothes, sang raunchy songs, and defied laws. The King of Carnival mocked authority by suspending all rules and commanding everyone to enjoy themselves. Today, the king is the winner of a music competition held to select Carnival’s official “road song,” or theme song.
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