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Little kingdoms

three novellas

by Steven Millhauser

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Vintage Contemporaries in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSteven Millhauser.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.I422 A6 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p. ;
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL687446M
ISBN 100375701435
LC Control Number97034396

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Millhauser spins three haunting tales that exist on the very edge of reality in Little Kingdoms. A collection of three novellas, each has a dark charm of its own. The first happens to be my favorite, dealing with a quiet cartoonist creating fanciful and scary images from his real life.

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Unusually direct for Millhauser, the story of an obsessed cartoonist in turn of the century New York engages the emotions as well as the intellect, creating a quietly heartbreaking family portrait while vividly depicting the joys and /5(5).

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$ The historical novel recounts the kingdoms of Wu, Wei and Shu vying to dominate China proper after the fall of the Eastern Han dynasty.

Approximate Territories of the Three Kingdoms (Image from Yu Ninjie) Not only are the heroic deeds memorable but the strategic up-onemanship among the kingdom reads like Machiavelli's The Prince/5. These three ingenious novellas confirm Millhauser's status as a master fabulist&#;an author who displays a fantastic ability to describe in detail objects of his own invention: puppets, circuses, board games, and miniatures.

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Falling Kingdoms follows Princesses Cleo and Lucia, Prince Magnus and Jonas the Wine Seller’s Son. Mytica is a land divided amongst the kingdoms of Limeros in the North, Paelsia in the Middle and Auranos in the South. Mytica has been at peace, albeit with a lingering tension between the kingdoms, for a very long time.

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