Glamour in Glass
Publish date: April 10th 2012
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 213
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Alternate History
Series: Glamourist Histories (#2)
I get where a lot of people are coming from with some of the reviews but my experience with it was one of enjoyment. Jane has invested a lot of her energy and self worth into her skills as Glamorourist, now that she is in partnership with her husband she can see that she has worth, she is invested ...
Much like the previous book in the series, Glamour in Glass starts slowly in Kowal's charming, Austenesque way, and builds to a page-turning, action filled climax. The title of this book refers to experiments in recording a glamour in glass, much the same way as sound can be recorded on wax cylinde...
Married life is a bliss for Jane and Vincent. They work together creating majestic glamours for high-profile customers and hobnobbing modestly with nobility, while enjoying the more personal aspects as well. So when people start commending their trip to the mainland to Jane, she's understandably con...
Although slow to start, I found this book better than its predecessor, and especially enjoyed the climax. I find that I can relate to Jane Vincent and was genuinely moved by her struggles in the story. I also liked the quasi-historical element and enjoyed the resolution. Recommended.
3.5 stars, really.As in the first book, Kowal's strengths lie in the world-building, offering a more accessible window into Jane Austen's playground. This sequel expands its reach to give a glimpse of Europe, though, something Austen did only by proxy.The continuing adventures of Jane and her loved ...
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