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The Resource In the night garden, Catherynne M. Valente ; [illustrated by Michael Kaluta]

In the night garden, Catherynne M. Valente ; [illustrated by Michael Kaluta]

Label
In the night garden
Title
In the night garden
Statement of responsibility
Catherynne M. Valente ; [illustrated by Michael Kaluta]
Title variation
Orphan's tales: in the night garden
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Summary
A collection of interconnected fairy tales for adults journeys into a fantastical world populated by living stars, wild horsewomen, snake-gods, and beast-princesses
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • James Tiptree, Jr. Award, 2006.
  • Mythopoeic Award for Adult Literature, 2008.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
151327
Cataloging source
OCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Valente, Catherynne M.
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kaluta, Michael William
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
  • Bantam spectra
  • The orphan's tales
Series volume
v. 01
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fantasy fiction
  • Fantasy fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
In the night garden, Catherynne M. Valente ; [illustrated by Michael Kaluta]
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm74907323
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
482 pages
Isbn
9780553384031
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)74907323
Label
In the night garden, Catherynne M. Valente ; [illustrated by Michael Kaluta]
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm74907323
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
482 pages
Isbn
9780553384031
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)74907323

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