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Spirited Away

The Stolen Child: A Novel by Keith Donohue

Reviewed by Graham JOyce
Washington Post Book World

"Our literary culture is marinated in deep traditions of the fantastic and the supernatural, and we export those rich qualities in films and books on a spectacular industrial scale. It's unfortunate, then, that our sniffy literary establishment should furrow its brow at any and all prospecting around these fictional sources. Quite often important books are marginalized by obtuse prejudice, and I hope this will not be the fate of Keith Donohue's utterly absorbing The Stolen Child.

It's the 1950s, and a 7-year-old boy is abducted by fey creatures from the woods who replace him with a..." Read the entire Washington Post Book World Review.




One Response to "Spirited Away"

  1.  
    Kris Kleeberg July 14th, 2006 at 1:46 pm

    I have this book on audiotape. The catalog listing made it sound pretty interesting. I haven't listened to the tape yet but intend to in the near future. It's supposed to be "otherworldly."

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