Mannerpunk

Mannerpunk is: A subgenre of fantasy literature that takes place within an elaborate social structure and resembles a comedy of manners.
The protagonists are not pitted against fierce monsters or marauding armies, but against their neighbors and peers; the action takes place within a society, rather than being directed against an external foe; duels may be fought, but the chief weapons are wit and intrigue.

Swordspoint (Riverside, #1)
Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1)
The Privilege of the Sword (Riverside, #2)
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
The Fall of the Kings (Riverside, #3)
His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire, #1)
Tooth and Claw
Sorcery & Cecelia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot (Cecelia and Kate, #1)
The Magicians and Mrs. Quent (Mrs. Quent, #1)
The Goblin Emperor (The Goblin Emperor, #1)
Timeless (Parasol Protectorate, #5)
Shades of Milk and Honey (Glamourist Histories, #1)
The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard, #1)
Changeless (Parasol Protectorate, #2)
The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories

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