Re: McKinley: riddles/mazes/labyrinthes

From: Neil Zukerman <>
Date: Sat Jul 17 1999 - 06:12:22 PDT

A maze figures prominently in Kubrick's THE SHINING, Also there was a movie
called "THE MAZE" (50's, I think)

Eli Grantaire wrote:

> >can anyone recommend a good book of riddles - i mean good, old-fashioned
> >riddles like the ones in _the hobbit_ - i.e., riddles with "timeless"
> >answers, not 20th century answers like "sky-scraper" or "president
> >clinton,"
> >etc...?
> I can't think of any books . . . have you tried the internet?
> There are a couple of riddle pages on the net, though not all of the riddles
> listed are "timeless". Those that are tend to be buried deep in the lists.
> There's even a page in Chinese, which is a totally pointless reference
> unless you can read Chinese. : ) Oh! and don't forget some of the riddles
> that came up in "Life is Beautiful" : )
> >also, are there any good books/movies involving mazes/labyrinthes, besides
> >the movie "labyrinth," or _the name of the rose_, or all those borges(sp?)
> >short stories? (i think i remember one cartoon version of "beauty and the
> >beast" that involved a maze, too...)
> You could try looking at some unicorn legends. There's a short story in the
> Bruce Coville's "Unicorn Treasury" (least I think that's the title) by Megan
> Lindholm about a Unicorn caught and placed at the end of a maze. I believe
> it's supposed to be a common theme in some unicorn tales. But that's about
> as far as my meager store of general knowledge takes me. : P Hmmm . . .
> isn't there also a maze or two in Alice in Wonderland?
> --eli
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