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Little, Big (Paperback)

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"For 10 years running, Little, Big by John Crowley has been my favorite book of all time.  The story of a family and its tight knit circle of friends and their strange little religion, it is the only book that once I finished it, I immediately re-read.  Yes, it is a fantasy novel, but more than that it's literature with a capital L.  You will love this book, I promise." - Joe

— From The BookPeople 100 (Page 4)

Description


John Crowley's masterful Little, Big is the epic story of Smoky Barnable, an anonymous young man who travels by foot from the City to a place called Edgewood--not found on any map--to marry Daily Alice Drinkawater, as was prophesied. It is the story of four generations of a singular family, living in a house that is many houses on the magical border of an otherworld. It is a story of fantastic love and heartrending loss; of impossible things and unshakable destinies; and of the great Tale that envelops us all. It is a wonder.

About the Author


John Crowley is a Lecturer in the Department of Geography, University College Cork.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780061120053
ISBN-10: 0061120057
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication Date: October 17th, 2006
Pages: 538
Language: English