The Resource No country for old gnomes, Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne

No country for old gnomes, Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne

Label
No country for old gnomes
Title
No country for old gnomes
Statement of responsibility
Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Go big or go gnome. The new York Times bestselling authors of Kill the Farm Boy return to the world of Pell, the irreverent fantasy universe that recalls Monty Python and Terry Pratchett. War is coming, and it's gonna be Pell. On one side stand the gnomes: smol, cheerful, possessing tidy cardigans and no taste for cruelty. On the other side sit the halflings, proudly astride their war alpacas, carrying bags of grenades and hungry for a fight. And pretty much anything else. It takes only one halfling bomb and Offi Numminen's world is turned upside down--or downside up, really, since he lives in a hole in the ground. His goth cardigans and aggressive melancholy set him apart from the other gnomes, as does his decision to fight back against their halfling oppressors. Suddenly Offi is the leader of a band of lovable misfits and outcasts--from a gryphon who would literally kill for omelets to a young dwarf herbalist who is better with bees than with his cudgel to an assertive and cheerful teen witch with a beard as long as her book of curses--all on a journey to the Toot Towers to confront the dastardly villain intent on tearing Pell asunder. These adventurers never fit in anywhere else, but as they become friends, fight mermaids, and get really angry at this one raccoon, they learn that there's nothing more heroic than being yourself. In No Country for Old Gnomes, Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne lovingly tweak the tropes of fantasy and fairy tales. Here you'll find goofy jokes and whimsical puns, but you'll also find a diverse, feminist, and lighthearted approach to fantasy that will bring a smile to your face and many fine cheeses to your plate"--
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Dawson, Delilah S
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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Hearne, Kevin
Series statement
The Tales of Pell
Series volume
2
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  • Quests (Expeditions)
  • Magic
  • Gnomes
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Fantasy fiction
Label
No country for old gnomes, Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Sequel to: Kill the farm boy
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1065778829
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9781524797775
Lccn
2018051284
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • 1305798
  • (Sirsi) o1065778829
  • (OCoLC)1065778829
Label
No country for old gnomes, Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne
Publication
Note
Sequel to: Kill the farm boy
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1065778829
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9781524797775
Lccn
2018051284
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • 1305798
  • (Sirsi) o1065778829
  • (OCoLC)1065778829

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