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Among Others - Jo Walton
Among Others
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Startling, unusual, and yet irresistibly readable, Among Others is at once the compelling story of a young woman struggling to escape a troubled childhood, a brilliant diary of first encounters with the great novels of modern fantasy and SF, and a spellbinding tale of escape from ancient... show more
Startling, unusual, and yet irresistibly readable, Among Others is at once the compelling story of a young woman struggling to escape a troubled childhood, a brilliant diary of first encounters with the great novels of modern fantasy and SF, and a spellbinding tale of escape from ancient enchantment.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781429991520 (1429991526)
ASIN: B0044781T2
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Book 7
Book 7 rated it
2.0 Among Others
I haven't given this a starred rating because I can't decide how I feel about it. I liked some parts and didn't like others. I don't know if I liked this book or the book I thought it should have been.[Originally read May 16-23, 2013.]
Carlosia reads books
Carlosia reads books rated it
2.0 Anders als ich dachte...
Klappentext: Morwenna ist auf der Flucht vor der Erinnerung an den Tod ihrer Zwillingsschwester. Nun muss sie auch noch ihre Heimat, das märchenhafte Wales, verlassen und damit ihre einzigen Freunde. In einem Mädcheninternat hofft sie, wieder zu sich selbst zu finden, doch die Schülerinnen machen es...
Shelf Indulgence
Shelf Indulgence rated it
3.0 Among Others
Among Others is a book about reading. It's also about a fifteen-year-old woman named Morwenna Phelps, a twin who lost her sister about a year ago, who has been taken in by her father and his sisters, and who is sent to a boarding school. A reader of fantasy and science fiction, she finds solace and ...
susanvoss18
susanvoss18 rated it
5.0 Among Others by Jo Walton
Set in the 1970s, this is Mori’s story. She and her twin sister grew up in Wales with a mum who dabbled in magic. They could talk to fairies and had little magics of their own. But their mother seeks greater power and an accident leaves Mori crippled and her twin gone. So Mori makes the hard but nec...
Moonlight Murder
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5.0 Fairies in Real Life
This book won the Hugo in 2012, the Nebula in 2011, the Locus in 2012, and the World Fantasy Award in 2012. I've never read Jo Walton before, although she has been on my radar screen for years, mostly because of Tooth and Claw, a story in the tradition of Framley Parsonage, but with dragons instead ...
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