The Ladies of Grace Adieu
Publish date: October 16th 2006
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Fairy Tales
, Magical Realism
, Short Stories
, Alternate History
Series: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norell
Firstly, The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Short Stories was written while Susanna Clarke was still working on Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell which I just found out took her 10 years to complete...so I guess I won't hold my breath on her next novel. Secondly, this was a great short story compilat...
Ich verstehe es selber nicht ganz, aber ich brauchte zwei Geschichten, um erst in diesem kleinen Buch anzukommen. Außerdem konnte ich feststellen, dass der Austen-Tonfall einfach besser für lange Geschichten geeignet ist. Trotzdem hat mir der Band gefallen und erneut den Wunsch auf mehr Clarke gew...
I really enjoyed reading Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norell as it was once of the books that surprised me in 2012. So, it was clear I wanted to read this book as well. I had actually been hoping on a full length sequel that could bring back the fantastic atmosphere from the book, but as that is not possi...
Clarke didn't disappoint me in these short stories. Her writing style, surprisingly, varied in each story which make me admired how adept in writing she is. Each story, not only aid more depth in the world of Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, very fascinating to read, some very funny! However, there...