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Doubleday, Apr 22, 1989 - Fiction - 227 pages
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A collection of four fantasy novellas includes Why the Nightingale Sings at Night, Great Work of Time, In Blue, and Novelty--all of which ponder travel, time, and other world mysteries

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Read these while trying to muster wherewithal for Little, Big. Still have not read that, and do not remember this. Pity there's no review here, though... and the thing is, I coulda sworn I wrote one.... Read full review

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User Review  - gregorybrown - LibraryThing

My first exposure to John Crowley, and so enjoyable that I can't wait to read the rest of his work. All four stories are excellent, showcasing different sides of Crowley: mythic fable, plotty sci-fi ... Read full review


The Nightingale Sings at Night
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John Crowley was a recipient of the American Academy & Institute of Arts & Letters Award for Literature. He lives in the hills above the Connecticut River in northern Massachusetts with his wife & twin daughters.

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