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6 edition of The Stars of Axuncanny found in the catalog.

The Stars of Axuncanny

by David Simms

  • 232 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Livingston Press (AL) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Action & Adventure,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Alabama,
  • Love stories,
  • Monks

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12330041M
    ISBN 101931982694
    ISBN 109781931982696
    OCLC/WorldCa67765423

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The Stars of Axuncanny is a rarity in that it can be read more than once and enjoyed each time as much as, if not more than, the first. This is due an abundance of delightful nuggets of absurdity which are sometimes blatant and hilarious and at other times obscurely camouflaged within a story which is otherwise just fun and easy to read.5/5(2).

Fiction. "Penny Annie smelled like marigolds." Thus opens this whimsical romance, which brings together not a yak-riding, but a motorcycle-riding monk named Matthew, a lovely mountain retreat, a monastery filled with enigmatic rooms, the games of baseball and hurling, and of course, our other Pages: The Stars of Axuncanny: A Novel [Publisher's Galley] Very Good+.

Item # Livingston: Livingston Press / University of West Alabama, Advance Reading Copy. Octavo (cm.); publisher's pictorial card wrappers; [6],pp.

Some wear from handling, else Very Good and sound. Price: $ Stars of Axuncanny, The. Simms, David. Hardcover. Livingston Press, 1st, AprilBook: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, pages.

Dust jacket in brodart. The Stars of Axuncanny. David Simms "Penny Annie smelled like marigolds." In his whimsical romance, David Simms brings together a motorcycle-riding monk, a monastery filled with enigmatic rooms, and of course, our heroine Penny Annie, who is questing to redeem her past.

Genre/Form: Fiction Love stories: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Simms, David. Stars of axuncanny. [Livingston, Ala.?]: Livingston Press, the University. While The Stars of Axuncanny was a pleasant if not overly engrossing read, I'm not sure that I would place it into either science fiction or fantasy, or even imaginative fiction.

This is sometimes a difficult distinction for books by "mainstream" writers who use elements of SF or fantasy to place their story in a slightly alternate reality. Simms’ (The Stars of Axuncanny, ) rapid prose is full of detail and cartoonish humor, as when Dennis remembers how his mother despised him and his affection for felines: “The more she hated cats, the more she hated Dennis, although she already hated him a lot.

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