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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell - Susanna Clarke
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
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2.38 65
Format: kindle
ASIN: 8466224
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Pages no: 846
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Just Another Reader
Just Another Reader rated it
I was expecting something like The Prestige which I loved. Instead I got to trudge through 800+ pages and footnotes of boredom. I generally wouldn't hate this book (and I did go back and forth on the rating) but I truly did not enjoy reading it at all and had to force myself. Maybe if it was shorter...
windchime rated it
Sadly, I didn't care for this book - it just didn't engage me. I found the setting interesting, but not enough so to carry the book - and for me, the characters and the meandering plot were both lacking. I found it slow going, and it's only because I'm too stubborn to abandon a book half-read (unl...
suzemo rated it
2.0 Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
O. M. Gawd, I didn't think I'd ever finish this book.I have two reading challenges I'm trying to complete this year: 1. To read all of the World Fantasy novel winners2. To finish 12 books by new-to-me women genre authors.This book fit both challenges, which is the only reason why I bothered finish...
Lizreader's Blog
Lizreader's Blog rated it
After three and half months I am finally done!My relationship to this book is, at least, difficult to say. Foremost, I really like the atmosphere and the tone of this book. It takes awhile to get into, I'll be frank about that. In fact, it took a great deal of time, patience, and half my sanity to k...
Elaine White's Life in Books
Elaine White's Life in Books rated it
2.0 Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Interesting concept, intriguing characters but not an easy read. Chapters were too long, too much describing of what people said. It didn't flow well. Couldn't get past 8%. x
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