Nine Hundred Grandmothers by R.A. Lafferty

Nine Hundred Grandmothers

R.A. Lafferty

318 pages first pub 1970 (editions)

fiction fantasy science fiction short stories adventurous challenging slow-paced


In all of science fiction, there has never been a writer like R.A. Lafferty, the highly acclaimed author of Past Masters and Fourth Mansions. His people are heroic, foolish, demonic or mischievous, but always unpredictable, and his stories soar wi...

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Community Reviews Summary of 38 reviews


funny 100%
challenging 66%
reflective 66%
adventurous 33%
dark 33%
emotional 33%
lighthearted 33%
mysterious 33%


medium 66%
fast 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 50%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 100%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 100%

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