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Giant Bones (original 1997; edition 1996)

by Peter S. Beagle

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Title:Giant Bones
Authors:Peter S. Beagle
Info:Roc (1996), Edition: 1ST, Hardcover, 205 pages
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Rating:****
Tags:fantasy fiction, short fiction

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Giant Bones by Peter S. Beagle (1997)

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  jeremylukehill | Feb 9, 2011 |
Giant Bones is set in the world of the Innkeeper's Song. I set the book down when I got to the story "Lal and Soukyan," since it was not only a revisiting of the world of the Innkeeper's Song, but of major characters and I hadn't read the other book yet and didn't want to ruin things. Without giving anything away, it's a good idea to read Giant Bones second (or at least that story).

Overall, the stories were entertaining with one or two of the six a little weaker. My favorite by far was the title story being funny, filled with wonder and just a great story overall. Reminded me a little of The Princess Bride with the storyteller and audience interjecting now and then but that's where the humor was and it worked well. ( )
  Sean191 | Jan 10, 2011 |
Beautiful. That's about all I can say. ( )
  kaboomcju | Mar 2, 2008 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0451456513, Mass Market Paperback)

Nominated for the World Fantasy Award

Six breathtaking stories set in the bestselling world of The Inkeeper's Song.

The "best work yet" (Locus) from the award-winning author of The Last Unicorn

"Beagle is the class act of fantasy writing, the only contemporary to remind one of Tolkien, and, in his darker moments, Dineson...Beagle's fairy tales invoke comparison with yet another great name, the Brothers Grimm."--Booklist (starred review)

* Nominee, The Mythopoeic Awards
* Nominee, World Fantasy Award (Best Collection)
* Nominee, 1998 Best Books for the Teen Age
* Beagle is one of the most beloved, respected, and award-winning authors in fantasy today
* A selection of the Science Fiction Book Club
* Beagle is the bestselling author of The Innkeeper's Song, The Last Unicorn, and A Fine & Private Place

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