For Beverly – My life across the sky. "They are coming to teach us good manners. But they won't succeed because we are gods.
A Child across the Sky. All of the characters in this book are fictitious, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. For Beverly – My life across the sky. Giuseppe Lampedusa, The Leopard. one. The people one loves. should take all their things.
I love Jonathan Carroll and his books. and I look forward to my next trip to his world. So many threads are woven into the tapestry of "A Child Across the Sky" that midway through, the color, life and texture of the story hold you captive; you fly through the chapters needing to know more. 4 people found this helpful. But more is never what Carroll provides - he drops those threads and you're left hanging. As someone who typically enjoys ambiguity in literature, I embrace most tales that do this successfully; but Carroll so consistently withholds from the reader any sense of resolution or answers that it feels almost punitive at times.
Jonathan Carroll A Child across the Sky All of the characters in this book are fictitious, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. For Beverly – My life across the sky "They are coming to teach us good manners.
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Jonathan Carroll (b. 1949) is an award-winning American author of modern fantasy and slipstream novels. His debut book, The Land of Laughs (1980), tells the story of a children’s author whose imagination has left the printed page and begun to influence reality. The book introduced several hallmarks of Carroll’s writing, including talking animals and worlds that straddle the thin line between reality and the surreal, a technique that has seen him compared to South American magical realists
A Child across the Sky. Annotation. Author: Jonathan Carroll. Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, In. New York, 1990. Publishers Weekly: Just as the the word weird has many implications and shades of meaning, so too does the latest–weird–work by this gifted and perplexing writer. As Carroll ( Bones of the Moon ; Sleeping in Flame ) himself says, Life has a habit of turning dark corners
A Child Across the Sky - Jonathan Carroll
A Child Across the Sky - Jonathan Carroll. Introduction to A Child Across the Sky. When I was a teacher, I always made sure to have students read Christopher Marlowe’s Dr. Faustus and Goethe’s Faust back to back. It was a selfish thing to do but I couldn’t resist.