Little, Big Book Summary and Study Guide

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Little, Big is a story of six generations living in Edgewood. Edgewood is a place that is on no map and has a house containing magical secrets of its residents past and present. The story goes back and forth between many characters and tells the "Tale" of the family. There are fairies causing mischief and a deck of tarot cards predicting the family's future. Crowley's writing is exceptional and the story moves along easy making the reader eager to put the scattered pieces together.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Horror story?    -   Yes Horror plotlets    -   the haunted house chased me! Family relations    -   Yes

Main Character

If magical mental powers:    -   can talk to animals    -   can see into the future    -    Invisibility    -   can read emotions


Terrain    -   Forests Earth setting:    -   during "Tolkien" (fairytime) times Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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