Freddy's Book - John Gardner

“Combines the fascination of a fairy tale... with beautifully defined characters and an underlying seriousness of purpose that makes it something far more important... Freddy’s Book is the work of a master storyteller.” — Anne Tyler

In a gloomy mansion in Madison, Wisconsin, a sheltered and sensitive young man slips a visiting professor his secret manuscript — a staggering and beautiful fantasy of knights, knaves, and fools, a rich tale of timeless battles with the devil himself over power and destiny.

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Release date: 1980
Genres: fantasy, mainstream
Updated: August 26, 2021