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A timeless, endless journey through a labyrinth metamorphosizes into a quest to find its center. This is classic early Valente, prose poetry, mythpunk, an intentionally... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Juushika
Labyrinth is like a lace-work of words. It's definitely surreal, and there are explosions of paragraphs that describe nothing so much as madness. Read morePublished on November 28, 2012 by Kathleen Sicard
I don't often book review to this extent, but I almost needed to in order to grasp this mercurial curiosity of a novel. Read morePublished on September 20, 2010 by R. Cooper
I really enjoyed Catherynne Valente's book Palimpsest, as well as the short story she contributed to Troll's Eye View: A Book of Villainous Tales. Read morePublished on August 26, 2010 by Karissa Eckert
This is not a book for people looking for a quick easy read, or for those that are looking for a sharply defined, concrete plot. Read morePublished on June 7, 2010 by Michelle Boytim
In The Labyrinth, Valente weaves not just a tapestry of words, but a flying carpet taking the reader to previously unknown high-altitude flights of fancy. Read morePublished on March 8, 2007 by Josh Bell
OK, I read all the other reviews and thought, this sounds like an interesting book! The author was given lots of kudos for her use of language. Read morePublished on February 3, 2006 by D. Wise
In her debut novel, "The Labyrinth," Catherynne M. Valente has set out at once to define her own work, and to redefine the form. Read morePublished on December 20, 2005 by David