Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

It is a book about magic and magical it is. Quite long but fun to read, Susanna Clarke has come up with a winner for her first novel, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell.

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell is a fantasy novel. It is about the quest of two English magicians, Strange and Norrell, to bring magic back to England.

It is a thick novel, about a thousand pages in the mass market paperback edition, but it is very enjoyable. I finished it in a few days as fast as I could.

This being Susanna Clarke’s first book, I look forward to reading more from her.

I recommend it highly.

UPDATE: Razib asks for more. So here is a whole seminar on the book.

Author: Zack

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4 thoughts on “Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell”

  1. Sir,

    ‘tis such a terse and spare summation! Do you not owe it to your patrons to offer a more meaty exposition?

    Yours truly,
    R.K. Khan

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