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I can't understand why Crowley isn't taught, lauded and magnified much more than he is. He is simply a genius, and Lord Byron's Novel achieves something grand as well as very... Read morePublished on January 11, 2014 by Roberta Flackwood
John Crowley's novel Lord Byron's Novel: The Evening Land has its origin in a famous storytelling contest. Read morePublished on June 30, 2011 by Dana Huff
If Lord Byron wrote a novel, and this was how it turned out, destroying it was the best thing that could have happened. Read morePublished on April 25, 2009 by Timothy P. Stallcup
The technique of a story within a story is not new. In fact, it goes back to Sanskrit literature. Shakespeare used it effectively. Read morePublished on July 29, 2007 by John R. Lindermuth
Great idea, that wore thin after a while. I loved the parts with the lovers communicating via email about the discoveries regarding the book. Read morePublished on May 11, 2007 by M. Mellen
After reading most of the reviews about Crowley's novel, it is clear to me that the greatest misconception that one can have about this story is that it was written to be a... Read morePublished on June 23, 2006 by acatskis
A very very clever concept Mr Crowley. a novel, within a novel, within a novel!
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Why was this book written? If this was an actual novel by Lord Byron, maybe the overstuffed mishmash of a plot (Doppelgangers! Duels! Zombies! War! Madness! Read morePublished on January 27, 2006 by Ian Abrams
Don't be fooled into thinking this is yet another in the recent deluge of TDVC clones trying to cash in on the prevailing fad about "code and quest" novels, because it isn't. Read morePublished on November 23, 2005 by Dai-keag-ity