Lewis Carroll's the Hunting of the Snark pocketEngelsk, 2005


The most ineffective journey-filled with the most ineffective instructions and advice-in all the world of literature. How can you boil something in sawdust? How can you threaten a life with a railway-share? How can you rouse someone with mustard and cress? Why should a man's friends call him 'candle-ends' and his enemies 'toasted-cheese'?


What if this nonsense poem has a deeper meaning?

A prophetic meaning?

About a peril that would appear a century after its publication...?

Allan Williams' visual and verbal commentary-startling and adult-ingeniously discovers evidence that this is primarily about a sexual journey, and the dangers such a journey may encounter...