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Little, Big: Or, the Fairies' Parliament - John Crowley
Little, Big: Or, the Fairies' Parliament
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9781441733948 (1441733949)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Edition language: English
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moving under skies
moving under skies rated it
2.0 Little, Big
I kept wishing this book were more like Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell so badly that it severely disabled my ability to enjoy what I was reading or even observe it in any objective sense. An okay novel that is damaged, I think, by its "fable" tone--the characters seemed unknowable, inconsequential. ...
Bry's Bountiful Book Blog
Bry's Bountiful Book Blog rated it
This book took me a really long time to read. That statement alone would probably turn a lot of people away from reading the book, and that's most likely for the best. It's not a book meant for everyone (if there really is such a thing). A gorgeous, dense and allusive novel that is surely fantasy ...
Blogs Don't Burn
Blogs Don't Burn rated it
We imagine what kind of stories our lives will make as we live them. Through a combination of Memory and Clairvoyance we piece together what we think will be our story, our Tale. John Crowley weaves just such a Tale, a Tale which his characters constantly and explicitly try to piece together for the...
The Fortunate Misadventures of a Gadfly
The Fortunate Misadventures of a Gadfly rated it
0.0 Little Big is a Faery Parliament
If "A Midsummer Night's Dream, which is really kinda about Beltane, and "The Tempest" had a love-child, it might be "Little, Big" by John Crowley. It came out in 1981 and is in the same Fantasy realm of world-building as Charles DeLint. I can definitely see how one must have influenced the other - ...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
3.0 Little, Big
Original, Trite. Epic, Weak. Boring, Lively. Rambling, Unspoken. Significant, Inconsequential. Simple, Overwrought. Compact, Frazzled. Vivid, Tasteless. Vague, Determined. Wonderful, Blah. Little, Big. A two-word summary of Little, Big is in the title: a book of opposites. My review could be summe...
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