Little Big Author:Crowley, John Like an Escher-esque dream, Little, Big is a book you won't read so much as inhabit. It chronicles the history of a most peculiar family. — The Drinkwater clan is made up of unforgettable characters; and yet the most outstanding character is not a person but a place: the house called Edgewood. An immense country manse filled with unexpected ro... more »oms and illusory angles, it sits on the border between Here and There - a place where reality and fantasy intertwine and mortals can believe in fairies.
It is here that Smoky Barnable - a heretofore anonymous young man - comes to wed his love, Daily Alice Drinkwater, and so enters a family whose Tale reaches backward and forward a hundred years, from the sunlit summers of a gentler time, to the last, dark days of this century - and beyond to a new spring.« less