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The Land of Laughs

(1980)
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"I can't remember when I've been so blown away by a fantasy novel."
Stephen King


"A great tour de force."
Stanislaw Lem


For schoolteacher Thomas Abbey there was no writer to equal Marshall France, a legendary author of children's books who hid himself away in the small town of Galen and died of a heart attack at the age of forty-four. Tom and his girlfriend Saxony, wanting to write France's biography, arrive in Galen, where they discover the writer's fiercely protective daughter Anna is waiting for them. Before long, they realise that this idyllic little town and its inhabitants - both human and animal - are not quite what they seem: France's magic has spread beyond the printed page . . .

 
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Hardback Editions

January 1980 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Land of Laughs
Author(s): Jonathan Carroll
ISBN: 0-670-41755-6 / 978-0-670-41755-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Adult
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Paperback Editions

February 2001 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Land of Laughs
Author(s): Jonathan Carroll
ISBN: 0-312-87311-5 / 978-0-312-87311-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: TOR
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September 2000 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Land Of Laughs (FANTASY MASTERWORKS)
Author(s): Jonathan Carroll
ISBN: 1-85798-999-6 / 978-1-85798-999-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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February 1985 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Land of Laughs
Author(s): Jonathan Carroll
ISBN: 0-09-939260-7 / 978-0-09-939260-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Legend paperbacks
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October 1983 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: The Land of Laughs
Author(s): Jonathan Carroll
ISBN: 0-441-46987-6 / 978-0-441-46987-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ace
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June 1982 : UK Paperback
Title: Land of Laughs
Author(s): Jonathan Carroll
ISBN: 0-600-20597-5 / 978-0-600-20597-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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Audio Editions

October 2011 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Land of Laughs
Author(s): Jonathan Carroll
Publisher: Neil Gaiman Presents
Availability: Amazon   

October 2011 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Land of Laughs
Author(s): Jonathan Carroll
Publisher: Neil Gaiman Presents
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

April 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Land of Laughs: A Novel
Author(s): Jonathan Carroll
Publisher: Orb Books
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