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Among Others

by Lord Elton

  • 231 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Hesperides Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • General,
  • History / General,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8409486M
    ISBN 101406732095
    ISBN 109781406732092

    In Wallace Stevens among Others David Jarraway explores the extraordinary achievement of Wallace Stevens, but in contexts that are not usually thought about in connection with Stevens's work - gay literature, contemporary fiction, Hollywood film, and avant-garde architecture, among others. By viewing the poet among these "other" contexts.   Among Others is at once the compelling story of a young woman struggling to escape a troubled childhood, a brilliant diary of first encounters with .

    Startling, unusual, and irresistibly readable, Among others is at once the compelling story of a young woman struggling to escape a troubled childhood, a brilliant diary of first encounters with the great novels of modern fantasy and science fiction, and a spellbinding tale of escape from ancient enchantment.   In the end, Among Others is a book of layered storytelling; of pictures being pieced together; and of parts moving and fitting and refitting. It is not a straightforward fantasy or magical realism tale, but something that requires thought and allowing the /4(44).

    The phrase "among others" is used when you are mentioning one or more than one person out of a larger number. The phrase "and so forth" is a synonym of etc. It's used after a list of things to mean "and other things of this type". The phrase "among others" can be used in the beginning, in the middle or at the end of a sentence, such as "Among. Among Others (Book): Walton, Jo: Seeking refuge in fantasy novel worlds throughout a youth under the shadow of a dubiously sane half-brother who dabbled in magic, Mori Phelps is forced to confront her mother in a tragic battle and gains unwanted attention when she attempts to perform spells herself.


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Startling, Among Others book, and yet irresistably readable, Among Others is at once the compelling story of a young woman struggling to escape a troubled childhood, a brilliant diary of first encounters with the great Among Others book of modern fantasy and science fiction, and a spellbinding tale of escape from ancient enchantment.

Raised by a half-mad mother who dabbled in magic, Morwenna/5. Winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novel. Winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel. Startling, unusual, and yet irresistably readable, Among Others is at once the compelling story of a young woman struggling to escape a troubled childhood, a brilliant diary of first encounters with the great novels of modern fantasy and SF, and a spellbinding tale of escape from ancient enchantment/5().

Among Others: A Novel (Hugo Award Winner - Best Novel) - Kindle edition by Walton, Jo. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Among Others: A Novel (Hugo Award Winner - Best Novel)/5().

Among Others is a funny, thoughtful, acute and absorbing story all the Among Others book through, but in the magic parts it is more than that. When Mori realises that perhaps her new friends did not choose to. Among Others is a fantasy novel centered on fifteen-year-old Welsh girl Morwenna.

Morwenna is very different from other girls. She is quirky, precocious, rebellious and intelligent. She has a nearly unhealthy love for science fiction novels.

Among her many quirks is the ability to communicate with fairies and the ability to cast magical spells. The more SF and fantasy you have read, the more you will get out of this book.

One quibble: in a book set in with a heroine whose head is full of Tolkien, Niven, Heinlein, Le Guin, Delany and Zelazy (among others), even if she is cooped up in a girls' boarding school, how come she doesn't seem to. Novels mentioned in Among Others by Jo Walton A list of books mentioned in Jo Walton's "Among Others".

This book is, among other things, a love letter to science fiction so it. “There are the books you want to give to all your friends, and there are the books you wish you could go back and give your younger self.

And then there’s the rare book, like Jo Walton’s Among Others, that’s both.” –Charlie Jane Anders. Raised by a half-mad mother who dabbled in magic, Morwenna Phelps found refuge in two worlds/5(98). Winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novel Winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel Startling, unusual, and yet irresistably readable, Among Others is at once the compelling story of a young woman struggling to escape a troubled childhood, a brilliant diary of first encounters with the great novels of modern fantasy and SF, and a spellbinding tale of escape from ancient enchantment/5(97).

Among Others by Walton, Jo and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Winner of the Nebula Award for Best NovelWinner of the Hugo Award for Best NovelStartling, unusual, and yet irresistably readable, Among Others is at once the compelling story of a young woman struggling to escape a troubled childhood, a brilliant diary of first encounters with the great novels of modern fantasy and SF, and a spellbinding tale of escape from ancient enchantment /5(15).

Among Others (Book): Walton, Jo: Baker & TaylorRaised by a half-mad mother who dabbled in magic, Morwenna Phelps found refuge in two worlds. As a child growing up in Wales, she played among the spirits who made their homes in industrial ruins. But her mind found freedom and promise in the science fiction novels that were her closests companions.

“Among Others” is told in the form of Mor’s journal, echoing another book she loves, Dodie Smith’s sublime “I Capture the Castle.” Alas, Mor’s voice is far less compelling than that. Among Others is about as different from any novel I have read than the Moon is from a piece of pie.

It's not even a book I thought I would enjoy either, if someone had approached me and asked me to read a novel about a 15 year old girls account of her life in a boarding school - delivered in the form of diary entries - I would have given them an odd look and picked up a PKD novel or perhaps 5/5.

Among Others (Book): Walton, Jo: With a deft hand and a blazing imagination, fantasy writer Walton mixes genres to great effect. Elements of fantasy, science fiction, and coming-of-age novels combine into one superlative literary package that will appeal to a variety of readers across age levels.

After engaging in a classic good-magic-versus-bad-magic battle with her mother that fatally. Among Others calls to those who desire a wild, magical world in place of the one they have but eventually learn that their own lives are the greatest story of all.” — Bloomsbury Review “There are the books you want to give all your friends, and there are the books you.

Among other(s) definition: You use expressions like among other things or among others to indicate that there are | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Among Others (Book): Walton, Jo: "Startling, unusual, and yet irresistably readable, "Among Others" is at once the compelling story of a young woman struggling to escape a troubled childhood, a brilliant diary of first encounters with the great novels of modern fantasy and SF, and a spellbinding tale of escape from ancient enchantment.

Raised by a half-mad mother who dabbled in magic. Among Others was my ninth published novel. It was published in North America by Tor in Januaryand in the UK by Corsair in October It has also been published or is due to be published in Chinese, Croatian, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, and Turkish.

Mar 3, - The main character of Jo Walton's fantastic novel 'Among Others' reads a lot of books. I was going to make a list of them, but a pinboard is much more fun. This board should be all the books mentioned by name in the novel. If I missed anything, let me know!.

See more ideas about Books, Sci fi books and Science fiction books pins. Get this from a library! Among others. [Jo Walton] -- Raised by a half-mad mother who dabbled in magic, Morwenna Phelps found refuge in two worlds. As a child growing up in Wales, she played among the spirits who made their homes in industrial ruins.

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