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Among Others Kindle Edition

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Length: 303 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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"A wonder and a joy. " --The New York Times

"Compelling... Never deigning to transcend the genre to which it is clearly a love letter, this outstanding (and entirely teen-appropriate) tale draws its strength from a solid foundation of sense-of-wonder and what-if." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Beautifully crafted... 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 wish you could go back and give your younger self. And then there's the rare book, like Jo W alton's Among Others, that's both." --io9.com

"An utterly amazing and beautiful book." --RT Book Reviews, Top Pick

--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Among Others is a wonder and a joy. - Jeff Vandermeer, New York Times

If you love SF and fantasy, if reading it formed your teen years, if you do remember the magic you used to do, if you remember the absolute joy of first discovering those books, then read this.

Funny, acute, and impassioned

A hymnal for the clever and odd - an inspiration and a lifeline to anyone who has ever felt in the world, but not of it. - Cory Doctorow

Most fantasies evade opportunities to make the impossible plausible, to give magic accountability in a realistic setting and moral and emotional weight in a modern novel. Jo Walton accepts the double challenge and meets it with courage and skill . . . Among Others is a funny, thoughtful, acute and absorbing story all the way through, but in the magic parts it is more than that. - Guardian

Possibly earning itself the Book of the Year title is Jo Walton's thought provoking Among Others, which stays with you for a long time after reading. It is the story of a young girl from a magical family who is sent to a mundane boarding school and, through her discovery of classic SF novels, has her mind and world expanded. - Independent on Sunday

A lovely story, unlike anything I've ever read before: funny, touching, and gently magical.

There are the books you want to give 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. - io9.com --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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  • ASIN : B008GQHO86
  • Publisher : Corsair (20 September 2012)
  • Language : English
  • File size : 869 KB
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 303 pages
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Jenny
3.0 out of 5 stars Different but has a weird air of smugness
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5.0 out of 5 stars Strange, left me wanting to know more, but loved every word.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 August 2014
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3.0 out of 5 stars Evocative for SF and library lovers, but no masterpiece
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 29 June 2013
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3.0 out of 5 stars Ordinary Magic
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 December 2014
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Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 6 January 2015
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