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The Boy Who Lost Fairyland, by Catherynne Valente

The fourth Fairyland book is a dark, strange, heavy thing.


The Boy Who Lost Fairyland

Feiwel & Friends, 2015, 235 pages



When a young troll named Hawthorn is stolen from Fairyland by the Golden Wind, he becomes a changeling - a human boy - in the strange city of Chicago, a place no less bizarre and magical than Fairyland when seen through trollish eyes. Left with a human family, Hawthorn struggles with his troll nature and his changeling fate. But when he turns 12, he stumbles upon a way back home, to a Fairyland much changed from the one he remembers. Hawthorn finds himself at the center of a changeling revolution - until he comes face to face with a beautiful young Scientiste with a very big, very red assistant.


In which trolls become little boys, and then revolutionaries, and faeries really are assholes.

Also by Catherynne Valente: My reviews of The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making, The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There, The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two, The Habitation of the Blessed, Silently and Very Fast, Deathless, Six-Gun Snow White, and Space Opera.




My complete list of book reviews.
Tags: author: v, category: young adult, genre: fantasy, review
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