Jonathan Strange & Mr. NorrellAudiobook CD - 2004
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multcolib_recommends1 Jun 17, 2014
This realistic fantasy novel is written in a style that echoes that of Dickens or Dumas, and which is set in England and France in the 19th century. The two characters in the title are both magicians, but with very different views about the role of magic in their society.
multcolib_recommends2 Aug 29, 2013
the author's arduous task results in a smashing success--it's an exceptionally compelling, brilliantly creative, and historically fine-tuned piece of work. The brilliance of the novel lies in how Clarke so completely and believably creates a world within a world: the outside world being early-nin... Read More »