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The Magicians and Mrs. Quent by Galen Beckett
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Jan 05, 2009

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bookshelves: fantasy
Recommended for: fans of regency novels

One part Jane Austen, one part Charlotte Bronte, one part Dickens. Throw in a soupcon of Lovecraft, a dash of fantasy, and a sprinkle of gender weirdness. This debut novel has some serious flaws, especially as to pacing, but the charm of the characters and the novelty of setting make it worth reading if one finds 19th-century literature entertaining. Just don't try to hard to make it all make sense.
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Reading Progress

January 5, 2009 – Shelved
May 16, 2009 –
page 50
10.04%
May 16, 2009 –
page 111
22.29%
May 24, 2009 –
page 167
33.53%
May 25, 2009 –
page 305
61.24% "Ok, so two of the POV characters haven't been heard from in like 100 pages..."
Started Reading
May 27, 2009 –
page 380
76.31%
May 27, 2009 – Finished Reading

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