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In the night garden

Author: Catherynne M Valente; Michael William Kaluta
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Bantam Books, 2006.
Series: Orphan's tales, v. 01.; Bantam spectra book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A lonely girl with a dark tattoo across her eyelids made up of words spelling out countless tales unfolds a fabulous, recursive Arabian Nights-style narrative of stories within stories in this first of a new fantasy series from Valente (The Grass-Cutting Sword). The fantastic tales involve creation myths, shape-changing creatures, true love sought and thwarted, theorems of princely behavior, patricide, sea monsters,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherynne M Valente; Michael William Kaluta
ISBN: 0553384031 9780553384031
OCLC Number: 74907323
Description: 482 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Orphan's tales, v. 01.; Bantam spectra book.
Responsibility: Catherynne M. Valente ; [illustrated by Michael Kaluta].

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A lonely girl with a dark tattoo across her eyelids made up of words spelling out countless tales unfolds a fabulous, recursive Arabian Nights-style narrative of stories within stories in this first of a new fantasy series from Valente (The Grass-Cutting Sword). The fantastic tales involve creation myths, shape-changing creatures, true love sought and thwarted, theorems of princely behavior, patricide, sea monsters, kindness and cruelty.

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