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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
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Jul 30, 2007

it was amazing
bookshelves: fantasy

such absolute fun. It's easy to tell the author spent 10 years writing it, b/c while the plot DOES move forward & contain quite a bit of intrigue & twists, i think one's sense of the book is more admiration and enjoyment of the world the author has (wait for it) conjured. Clearly a lover of literature, Clarke did a TON of research into the British traditions of folk & fairy writing & conjoined the best of what she found and created w/ a true proficient's mastery of Austenesque Regency wit. Once you get into it, you might just stay.
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