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An Exaltation of Larks Jesse Is The Kind Of Callow, Sly College Man Who Has It All He S Editor Of The Student Newspaper, Enormously Popular With The Female Students, Breezing Through With Terrific Grade But He S Oblivious To The Fragile Balance Of Life, Until Something Unutterly Strange Strips Way The Surface Clam Of His Existence And Exposes A Universe That Proves Uncontrollable And Endlessly Mutable.For Jesse Has Become The Focus Of Conspiracy Of Creatures From Beyond The End Of Time To Re Create Our Universe Anew Blinded By Sex And Greed, Jesse Can T See The Terrible Flaw In Their Vast Planuntil A Wonderful Woman Names Sully Comes Into His Life And Turns Everything Right Side Up.The Result Is A Wild, Erotic Joyride, A No Holds Barred Tour De Force, And, Finally A Novel Of Sublime Grace And Beauty, A Testament To The Transcendent Power Of Love.


10 thoughts on “An Exaltation of Larks

  1. says:

    As strange a narrative as I can recall encountering, full of twists, sex, and psychedelia that perfectly echoes college life in the 70s while bending the reader s perceptions in clever ways I picked it up after reading an essay on it by Jo W...


  2. says:

    Jesse is the kind of callow, sly college man who has it all He s editor of the student newspaper, enormously popular with the female students, breezing through with terrific grades But he s oblivious to the fragile balance of life until something unutterably strange strips away the surface calm of his existence and exposes a universe that proves uncontrollable and endlessly mutable.For Jesse has become the focus of a conspiracy of creatures from beyond the end of time to re create our univer Jesse is the kind of callow, sly college man who has it all He s editor of the student newspaper, enormously popular with the female students, breezing through with terrific grades But he s oblivious to the fragile balance of life until something unutterably strange strips away the surface calm of his existence and exposes a universe that proves uncontrollable and endlessly mutable.For Jesse has become the focus of a conspiracy of creatures from beyond the end of time to re create our universe anew Blinded by sex and greed, Je...


  3. says:

    perfectly paced and infinitely satisfying i ve reread this one several times, and i have to say this is my favorite tale to attempt to synthesize the ordinary and the otherworldly it s written lusciously well as are all of Reed s works but the setting of this one drives that particular point home on a small college campus in the 70s, an enterprising ladies man journalism student, Jesse, finds himself in over his head when investigating the president of the school beyond this, i can t say perfectly paced and infinitely satisfying i ve reread this one several times, and i have to say this is my favorite tale to attempt to synthesize the ordinary and the otherworldly it s written lusciously well as are all of Reed s works but the setting of...


  4. says:

    Not at all what I was expecting.


  5. says:

    Robert Reed is best know for his novellas and novelettes, but this stand out novel shows that he can rock the longer form as well.Set in 1978 as the world is changing, a small midwest liberal arts college is the scene for conflict of two groups the Birds and the Turtles College students and fa...


  6. says:

    Interesting story line Too much explicit sexual detail that didn t really contribute to the story Also felt that many of the characters and their motives weren t developed enough as part of the story, but then got explained with a few sentences towards the end of the book