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A Night in the Lonesome October. A Night in the Lonesome October. By Roger Zelazny, Illustrated by Gahan Wilson. Rediscovered Classics. FICTION. When I encountered this line for the first time, on page 2 of Roger Zelazny’s A Night in the Lonesome October, I cracked up. I didn’t get the line’s. A Night in the Lonesome October () is one of Roger Zelazny’s last novels, illustrated by Gahan Wilson. In an October in the late 19th century, a small .

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Oct 21, Tijana added it Shelves: It was such a howlable moon. After I finished reading the book the first time I was wondering xelazny in the world I have not read it earlier – several times. Half of the fun in most of Zelazny’s books is to figure out what is going on. Strangely enough, the humanlike character who was most developed was Larry Talbot. I contacted James Warhola again, but he still doesn’t have access to his notes.

The aforementioned format was engaging and unique, and the plot was very original. We’re given hints, references to puzzle out, dialogue that both reveals and obscures, and a narration that is restrained and secretive. Llike, I don’t know, Cleaver or Butcher or Cutter or something. For ages, the closers have won, thw just barely, and there were stories of riger shadowy man, half-mad, a killer, a wanderer, and his dog, who always showed up to attempt the closing.

Oh, and by the way, I promise I’ll try and read the book right this time around, and give it a more, um, appropriate rating.


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I like stories that don’t give up all of their secrets all at once, that allow you to octover something new with each reading. Sep 05, Stepheny rated it liked it. At times it feels surrealistic, other times it is poetic and heartbreaking, too. Don’t forget that just because their reading level is low, their comprehension as teenagers and young adults won’t necessarily be.

My three children, then teenagers, listened to it twice on car trips, lapping up every word, eager to hear what was to come next. In an October in the late 19th century, a small English village finds itself host to an eclectic group of visitors. Through in the Cthulhu mythos and you have a ripping good yarn. Dec 19, Jim rated it it was amazing Shelves: View all 36 comments. Martin and Neil Gaiman.

A Night in the Lonesome October – Zelazny Roger

Half of the fun in most of Zelazny’s books is to figure out what is Review updated yet again and again on November 1, A group read with some of my greatest friends: And Gertrude knows loads about scientifically proven facts. And he iin to tell me the story of how a number of the proper people are attracted to the proper place in the proper year on a night in the lonesome October when the moon shines full on Halloween From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Despite how much I loved about the book, my enjoyment comes to a 3. There are 31 chapters, one for each day of the month of October during iin the story plays out.


Are you ready for a night in the lonesome October?

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It was his last book, and one of his five personal favorites. I will not have them misread by a poseur! The bestselling author of the Amber series creates th delightful and dramatic period fantasy populated by talking dogs and characters from popular legend.

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Gahan Wilson’s illustrations for this book are slightly awesome. Because, whatever it is, IA does it better hide spoiler ]. He won the Nebula award three times out of 14 nominations and the Hugo award six times out of 14 nominations.