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The Library at Mount Char - Scott Hawkins
The Library at Mount Char
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"Neil Gaiman meets Joe Hill in this astonishingly original, terrifying, and darkly funny contemporary fantasy." Carolyn's not so different from the other human beings around her. She's sure of it. She likes guacamole and cigarettes and steak. She knows how to use a phone. She even remembers what... show more
"Neil Gaiman meets Joe Hill in this astonishingly original, terrifying, and darkly funny contemporary fantasy." Carolyn's not so different from the other human beings around her. She's sure of it. She likes guacamole and cigarettes and steak. She knows how to use a phone. She even remembers what clothes are for. After all, she was a normal American herself, once. That was
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780553418606 (0553418602)
ASIN: 553418602
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Category:
Fantasy, Horror, Fiction
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YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it
3.5 Review: The Library at Mount Char
I liked some aspects of this book, and the story held my interest, but for some reason I didn’t completely connect with it. This is a fantasy story set in the “real world”, in the present day. The basic premise, at least so far as we understand it at the beginning of the book, is that several orph...
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it
3.5 Library at Mount Char: Or if Tom Robbins wrote American Gods
This is one of those rare books that is nearly impossible to categorize, and refuses to fit into any particular genre. There are strong elements of fantasy and horror throughout, but it never quite lands in any one place long enough to be easily defined. It contains plenty of dark humor and absurdit...
Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
3.0 For advice on world building consult J.R.R. Tolkien or J.K. Rowling
Have you ever read a book and felt like you came in at the middle? Or maybe that there was a prequel that you somehow didn't know about? If you answered yes to either one of these questions then you know how I felt while reading The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins. I felt thrust into a set of...
Shiftyj1
Shiftyj1 rated it
4.0 The Library at Mount Char
This was an incredibly strange and wonderful trip. I was down with this one from the beginning, but it did lose me for a minute and a few times I thought it was going to go all completely “fantasy” and lose me totally, but then buckets of blood and guts rained down on the pages, which of course, mad...
Jessica's Book Thoughts
Jessica's Book Thoughts rated it
5.0 The Library at Mount Char
Description: A missing God. A library with the secrets to the universe. A woman too busy to notice her heart slipping away. Carolyn's not so different from the other people around her. She likes guacamole and cigarettes and steak. She knows how to use a phone. Clothes are a bit tricky, but ...
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