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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
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Sep 22, 2009

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Read in September, 2009

An absolute delight to read. I can't even pinpoint exactly what made this such a great read - too many characters to identify with one particular one of them, no 1 particular plot that keeps you on the edge of your seat dying to find out more. The storyline is many-layered, and when reading one I often temporarily forgot all about the others. I could even easily put it aside for a while to go do something else, or to go to sleep. Still, when reading, it's just so darn interesting, you keep on reading it!

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In a nutshell, you could say "Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell" is a historical novel, in which magic is the main character.


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