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The Land of Laughs

by Jonathan Carroll

  • 389 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Ace .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7525812M
ISBN 100441469876
ISBN 109780441469871
OCLC/WorldCa9974386

  The Land of Laughs by Jonathan Carroll () p. “I can’t remember when I’ve last been so blown away by a fantasy novel,” says the Stephen King blurb on the front cover – which I didn’t actually notice until I’d nearly finished the book, and which is ironic, given I spent most of this book thinking it felt like an early s King novel if King had only had quarter of . Welcome to The Land of Laughs. A novel about how terrifying that would be. Schoolteacher Thomas Abbey, unsure son of a film star, doesn't know who he is or what he wants--in life, in love, or in his relationship with the strange and intense Saxony Gardner/5.

The Land of Laughs was Jonathan Carroll’s first published novel. When it first appeared, it was misleadingly packaged as a juvenile book, most likely because one of the main characters is a.   The Land of Laughs is considered a fantasy, but most of the book has almost nothing fantastical about it. It could also very easily be described as a horror, at least just as much as it can be considered fantasy because there were some truly spine-tingling scenes toward the end that are worth the read alone.

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“The Land of Laughs is a book for anyone who has ever believed that a favorite book could be a safe place to go when things get hard.” ― Neil Gaiman “I envy anyone who has yet to enjoy the sexy, eerie, and addictive novels of Jonathan Carroll.4/4(73).

The Land of Laughs is a tricky book. I thought it was pretty close to perfect, until the last ten pages or so; I walked away from the ending dissatisfied -- distressed, even -- and am still trying to work out whether it was a failure on the level of expectation or of writing/5.

“The Land of Laughs is a book for anyone who has ever believed that a favorite book could be a safe place to go when things get hard.” — Neil Gaiman “I envy anyone who has yet to enjoy the sexy, eerie, and addictive novels of Jonathan Carroll. Jonathan Carroll (b.

) is an award-winning American author of modern fantasy and slipstream novels. His debut book, The Land of Laughs (), tells the story of a childrens author whose imagination has left the printed page and begun to influence reality/5.

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A few words from Neil on The Land of Laughs: "I chose The Land of Laughs for Neil Gaiman Presents because I love Jonathan Carroll’s books and want to bring them to as wide an audience as possible. I suspected the character of Thomas Abbey would be both a challenge and an opportunity for the right narrator.

I don't think I've ever read a book twice, except for Jonathan Carrol's The Land of Laughs. I just picked it up last week while cleaning out a room that I was painting. Opened it to refresh my memory, and I read it again. The book is perfect.

It is fantasy, mystery, and the literature scholars will proselytize it's meaning and metaphors/5. The Land of Laughs tells of Thomas Abbey, a teacher and son of a famous film star, who gets the chance to write the biography of his favorite children’s book author, Marshall France.

Abbey is a zealous fan of the author and jumps at the opportunity to. The Land of Laughs by Jonathan Carroll and a great selection of related books, The Land of Laughs: A Novel.

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The Land of Laughs (Unabridged) audiobook, by Jonathan Carroll Award-winning author, narrator, and screenwriter Neil Gaiman personally selected this book, and, using the tools of the Audiobook Creation Exchange (ACX), cast the narrator and produced this work for his audiobook label, Neil Gaiman Presents.

A few words from Neil on The Land of Laughs: I chose The. The Land of Laughs is such a fun happy place full of happiness and good times all over the land, until one day Prince Laffy and his friends stumble across an unfamiliar sound that is rarely ever heard of in the Land of Laughs.

Free download or read online The Land of Laughs pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in September 26thand was written by Jonathan Carroll. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this fantasy, fiction story are,/5. Shipping around mid October is The Land of Laughs by Jonathan Carroll. Our new edition features a cover design by Ryder Carroll, the fabulous cover painting by David Mattingly, and new black & white interior works by Michelle Lopes.

The book is. That said, this is very light on the fantasy in The Land of Laughs. Until 40%, there was still only hints that not everything was right in Galen. Things didn't get fully explained until nearly 70% of the book. Even when things are explained, it still isn't very fantasy heavy.

When things are explained, he goes into book writing mode/5(40). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

"Strongly characterized and beautifully paced, THE LAND OF LAUGHS combines elements of fantasy and horror into a piece of modern American Gothic which is ultimately sui generis." - Christopher Evans in Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: Best Books The author's first book.

Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A Get this from a library. The land of laughs. [Jonathan Carroll] -- Thomas Abbey, a schoolteacher and son of a film star, lives with uncertainty and indecision as he.

The Land of Laughs did indeed find a publisher, and excellent reviews and word of mouth spread. The novel has become something of a legend, and it is regarded as a milestone of imaginative fiction. But is it horror. This is, after all, a horror column, isn’t it?. The Land of Laughs fits firmly and nicely into my idea of what constitutes horror.

What’s it about. The Land of Laughs by Jonathan Carroll My rating: 3 of 5 stars A dear friend who knows me well pressed this book on me and said, "Read it, you'll love it." She told me nothing about the Land of Laughs, and I'm glad.

She loaned me her old paperback copy, which, unlike later editions. Jonathan Carroll's novel The Wooden Sea was named a New York Times Notable Book of He is the author of such acclaimed novels as White Apples, The Land of Laughs, The Marriage of Sticks, and Bones of the Moon.

He lives in Vienna, Austria. More about Jonathan Carroll.The Land of Laughs (Audio Download): : Jonathan Carroll, Edoardo Ballerini, Neil Gaiman Presents: Books/5(50).Welcome to The Land of Laughs.

A novel about how terrifying that would be. Schoolteacher Thomas Abbey, unsure son of a film star, doesn't know who he is or what he wants--in life, in love, or in his relationship with the strange and intense Saxony Gardner.