Wednesday August 19th 2015
Letlander looks a great deal better as a title on a
cover page that has drawing by Edward Lear. It's a
drawing from the Owl and the Pussy-cat, that moment when
the Owl offers to buy the ring from the end of the pig's
nose, and it's a sad fact that your writer of pulp is
rather fond of the Owl and the Pussy-cat poem except for
the Runcible Spoon bit. Which in his opinion brings the
whole poem to a grinding halt.
with our hero, and in an off hand moment the suggestion was
made that possibly Edward Lear's Owl and the Pussy-cat
should be quoted somewhere in the pages of The Letlander. A
difficult moment, our hero can on occasion appear totally
irrational. "You've never folded a limerick napkin have
you?" My answer was no. "Well when you have get back to me!"