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Land of Laughs, the (1980) [Novel]
by Jonathan Carroll Rating: Weighted - 8.0 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (8 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary :

For schoolteacher Thomas Abbey there was no writer to equal Marshall France, a legendary author of children's books who hid himself away in the small town of Galen and died of a heart attack at the age of fourty-four. Tom and his girlfriend Saxony, wanting to write France's biography, arrive in Galen, where they discover the writer's fiercely protective daughter Anna is waiting for them. Before long, they realise that this idyllic little town and its inhabitants – both human and animal – are not quite what they seem: France's magic has spread beyond the printed page...

Original title: The Land of Laughs
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyContemporary

Edition #1: The Land of Laughs

The Land of Laughs (1980)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "A marvellous, exciting, beautifully written book, and absolutely riveting." Ruth Rendell
  • "...the sort of book an inveterate fiction reader hopes to escape with on a rainy day." Los Angeles Times
  • "I can't remember when I've been so blown away by a fantasy novel" Stephen King
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Manifested in:

The Land of Laughs (September 14, 2000)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Millennium
ISBN: 1857989996
Dimensions: 5.1 x 7.6 x 0.9
Pages: 256

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