Book :: Little, Big

Little, Big
By: John Crowley
Pages: 562
Published: 1981
Genre(s): Fantasy
Magical Realism
Science Fiction
Rating: (4)


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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...

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red13x red13x

I kind of liked this, but also not sure what to think. Much like past reviews I'm just not sure.

Dec 17th, 2021

forline forline

I don’t know how I feel about this one.

Dec 5th, 2017

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Jul 3rd, 2015

geojock geojock

I'm not sure how to describe this book, and it's been at least 25 years since I've read it...not unlike Gravity's Rainbow it perplexed, irritated, fascinated, and changed me. A wonderful fantasy tale. I'll have to re-read it soon.

Nov 18th, 2013

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