Ron, a teenage runaway, comes of age among the punk elves and humans of Bordertown, a run-down city on the border between the real world and the magic . When Ron runs away, he ends up in Bordertown, a grim city that lies between the real world and the world of faerie, a place where elf and human gangs stalk. Ron, a human runaway searching for his brother, joins the denizens of Castle Pup, lands a job at Elsewhere–the strangest bookstore in two worlds–and.

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Elsewhere (Borderlands, #4) by Will Shetterly

So I try to be helpful for those sorts of people and refer to things in a way that won’t spoil you too badly. Wikipedia in English None. If the city doesn’t kill him, it just may teach him what it is to be human. Honestly, I liked it and would strongly consider reading other Bordertown nov Not exactly what I thought it would be, yet strangely better than I thought it would be.

Jul 06, Jocelyn rated it it was ok. I don’t especially feel comfortable with the idea of kids living this way, but that’s one of the best things about reading.

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Paperbackpages. Despite my hatred of fantasy character names, I enjoyed Elsewhere more than I would believe possible if I could travel back in time and attempt to convince myself to read it. This review sshetterly been hidden because it contains spoilers.


Captures being an annoying teenager very well. I was genuinely impressed. There’s a big climax a bit too early in the book and then a LOT of things happen in slightly too quick succession. Refresh and try again. What an imaginative story, elseehere, and written for the literate. I read this back when I was in highschool and dearly loved it.


Archived copy as title wil. I liked the world perhaps better than the characters, but they were pretty good too. Michael Litchfield rated it really liked it.

It was cute at first because Ron didn’t want to look stupid and present all his name, so when people asked he said, “Just Ron.

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This book may be from the 80s but it is sizzling with awesomeness. I particularly appreciated this book because of the way it functions, thematically, as young adult literature.

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The books are difficult to find at my local library, but this one by Will Shetterly was available. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Ron came to the Bordertown to find his older brother.

Feb 15, Dee Mills rated it really liked it Shelves: I’m definitely shetter,y to read more books from this world, and hopefully they will be as engaging and escapist as Elsewhere.

Oooh, I’m being mean. I was in college in the 90s, and I still was like, whoa, seriously??

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Jan 26, Kirsten rated it really liked it Shelves: I would guess that they are loosely tied, but probably would have made it a little easier to get into this book. We were both amazed that it not only held up to our memories, but was perhaps ever better than we remembered.


And not everyone is so eager to accept the results of the democratic process Borderland novelWolfboy book 1 Members. Bordertown is dangerous, filled with gangs from both species, rife with magic, drugs, violence. He found a family in the place he least expected it, but he sort of came full circle.

I enjoyed this urban fantasy set in the NeverNever.

Can’t stomach that dreck. I’ve mentioned that YA novels are bugging me, I think epsewhere is a middle age thing, not wanting to have my face rubbed in the reminder of my glorious youth that can never be as glorious as these stories. Jun 25, Mary-Beth rated it liked it Shelves: It has a male protagonist.

Just a moment while we sign you in to elsehere Goodreads account. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Return to Book Page. I can’t remember where or what it was called, but I now understand how future-Ron became who he was by that time.