Cover of Among Others.

Among Others

author: Jo Walton (2011)
date read: 2020-05-10
pages: 304
lists: fantasy
rating: β˜… β˜… β˜… β˜… β˜†

Among Others worked super well for me, especially considering that there is little-to-no plot and the whole book is a well-dressed bibliography. But the protagonist’s (diary author) voice is super strong and realistic, and … okay, let’s be honest here: I felt very pandered to in the best way. This book is in some way a modern equivalent to Gaudy Night, intellectual+atmospheric pandering to an in-group, and I’m in the in-group, and that’s all there is to it.

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