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Brave Story by Miyuki Miyabe
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Feb 17, 2010

really liked it
Read from February 17 to March 01, 2010

If you enjoyed the Narnia books, the Wrinkle In Time books, or even Lloyd Alexander's Prydain books, you're going to love this one. At 816 pages, it's a little on the meandering side, but when you surrender yourself to its heft, you'll be rewarded with a very well thought-out imaginary world inhabited by tons of charming (and not so charming) creatures. If I had a kid just starting to sniff out more challenging literary adventures, I'd give her this book to tackle. The architecture of plot is sophisticated enough to stretch out a young mind, but the characterizations and the basic story are charming enough for readers of all ages. Good stuff.
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