JONATHAN STRANGE & MR NORRELL
Publish date: 2005
Edition language: English
This is an interesting book, not merely because of the plot (which is very well conceived in and of itself), but because of the style in which it is written.If you like literature from a specific time period, such as Austen or Dickens, and you like fantasy, then this book is for you.Clarke, much lik...
I tried twice. I failed twice. I gave up.
I loved this book, both its subject (alternate British history and folklore) and Clarke's writing style (Austenesque).Discursive and scholarly, but fictitious, footnotes add to the sense of this being historical fiction rather than a fantasy. They often approach being stories-within-stories, like th...