Publish date: 2007
Publisher: Dom Wydawniczy REBIS
Pages no: 268
Edition language: Polski
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, Literary Fiction
, Speculative Fiction
, Magical Realism
This was my first Jonathan Carroll novel, and based on this one I'm certainly interested in reading more of his work. Although a part of the Gollancz Fantasy Masterworks series, this is actually a character drama which slowly unfolds into a magical realism/horror story. In fact, there is no actual...
The blurb on the cover described this as "A unique mixture of humour and horror", but for me it didn't really fall into either category. Like his other novel I have read, [b:Voice of Our Shadow|42147|Voice of Our Shadow|Jonathan Carroll|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1169859552s/42147.jpg|968926], it ...
Carroll's idiosyncratic writing style is extremely smooth and readable. Although some moments were somewhat cutesy for my taste, I rather enjoyed this book. I'd give it 3.5 stars, if I could.
I love it. The story changed from a normal novel to fantasy midway but the transition was smooth. The end a bit over the top, though.Will write another review later, brain is not cooperating right now...
I had anticipated reading "The Land of Laughs" for months, having had it strongly recommended to me. I finally acquired a copy through eBay and upon beginning the story, found myself utterly drawn in.The story's protagonist is named Thomas Abbey, who is an English teacher. Thomas grew up in the shad...
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