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Offline Ron Collins

Re: Short *Fantasy* Novels? (200 pages or less)
« Reply #15 on: August 10, 2014, 02:14:07 PM »
For anthologies, I always enjoyed the shared "Thieves World" stories, too.
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Re: Short *Fantasy* Novels? (200 pages or less)
« Reply #16 on: August 11, 2014, 04:32:34 PM »
I'm almost positive that The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Cat Valente is under 200 pages, and that might be my favorite book of all time. Just a wonderfully whimsical book that I think could be fun for probably anyone to read.

I actually read this book after your recommendation and the nice reviews I saw. I now second this recommendation: it is indeed whimsical and wonderful and, above all, both mature and childish. Brings back stories such as Alice in Wonderland, Chronicles of Narnia, Wizard of Oz... Phenomenally written, too  :) There's something for everyone there, and it is a very short read!
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Offline rwhegwood

Re: Short *Fantasy* Novels? (200 pages or less)
« Reply #17 on: August 28, 2014, 05:59:28 AM »
Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbit.

Jonathan Livingstone Seagull by Richard Bach

The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle

The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe (and other Narnia books) by C.S. Lewis

Animal Farm by George Orwell.

Something Wicked This Way Comes, Ray Bradbury

The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury


Offline Serenity

Re: Short *Fantasy* Novels? (200 pages or less)
« Reply #18 on: August 28, 2014, 08:38:09 AM »
The Forgotten Beasts of Eld by Patricia A. McKillip.  Wonderful book.  Slightly confused by Amazon saying it's 336 pages long, when my copy is 200 pages (it's the Fantasy Masterworks edition).

I'll second the recommendation of Poul Anderson's The Broken Sword, too.  The edition I have is 240 pages long.
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