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Little, Big tells the epic story of Smoky Barnable — an anonymous young man who meets and falls in love with Daily Alice Drinkwater, and goes to live with her in Edgewood, a place not found on any map. In an impossible mansion full of her relatives, who all seem to have ties to another world not far away, Smoky fathers a family and tries to learn what tale he has found himself in — and how it is to end.

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"Ambitious, dazzling, strangely moving." Washington Post Book World

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"The kind of book around which cults are formed, and rightly so. There's magic here." Los Angeles Herald Examiner

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"Little, Big seems to me as miraculous as Shakespeare or Lewis Carroll: it is as if the book had always been there...as though John Crowley found it, and brought it home with him and to us." Harold Bloom

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"A gorgeously written picararesque family saga...[A]rguably Crowley's masterpiece. When 'you'll love this' isn't enough, I have proceeded to claim (as I'm claiming here) that Little, Big is an important American novel that bears comparison to such works as One Hundred Years of Solitude and Nabokov's Ada." James Hynes, Boston Review

About the Author

John Crowley lives in the hills above the Connecticut River in nothern Massachusetts with his wife and twin daughters. He is the author ofDaemonomania; Love and Sleep; Ægypt; Little, Big; and, most recently, The Translator.

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Dreenali, May 9, 2009 (view all comments by Dreenali)
Written in a lyrical and magical style, I was enchanted by it from page one. I thoroughly recommend this story to everyone. Read it slowly and savor the prose.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780060937935
Author:
Crowley, John
Publisher:
Harper Perennial LANGUAGE: eng
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Perennial ed.
Edition Description:
Perennial
Series Volume:
no. 00-4754
Publication Date:
March 5, 2002
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
9.06x6.16x1.42 in. 1.29 lbs.

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Product details 560 pages Ecco (HarperCollins) - English 9780060937935 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Ambitious, dazzling, strangely moving."
"Review" by , "The kind of book around which cults are formed, and rightly so. There's magic here."
"Review" by , "Little, Big seems to me as miraculous as Shakespeare or Lewis Carroll: it is as if the book had always been there...as though John Crowley found it, and brought it home with him and to us."
"Review" by , "A gorgeously written picararesque family saga...[A]rguably Crowley's masterpiece. When 'you'll love this' isn't enough, I have proceeded to claim (as I'm claiming here) that Little, Big is an important American novel that bears comparison to such works as One Hundred Years of Solitude and Nabokov's Ada."
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