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The Borrowers Afield by Mary Norton
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Jan 22, 08


It's too bad that this series of books about little people is in such danger of being dismissed as a cute or trite children's fairy story. They certainly shouldn't be described in that way. Once you can suspend your disbelief in the existence of small people living in and amongst normal humans, the books becomes adventure stories in the best sense--kind of a Robinson Crusoe story but with much more likable and more subtly depicted characters.
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Danielle i've been wanting to read this for awhile- now i'm more motivated. i'll check it out and we'll discuss!


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