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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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Review: Novelty: Four Stories

User Review  - David Brand - Goodreads

In Blue is my current favorite short story. The entire collection makes me shake my head that Crowley isn't better known. Read full review

Review: Novelty: Four Stories

User Review  - Danica - Goodreads

not enough lyricism, too full of expository junk and self-conscious cleverness. 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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