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Jonathan Strange Mr Norrell Summary â PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ê Librarian note Alternate cover edition of 9780765356154Sophisticated witty and ingeniously convincing Susanna Clarke's magisterial novel weaves magic into a flawlessly detailed vision of historical England She has created a world so thoroughly enchantinLibrarian note Alternate cover edition of 9780765356154Sophisticated witty and ingeniously convincing Susanna Clarke's magisterial novel weaves magic into a flawlessly detailed vision of historical England She has created a world so thoroughly enchanting that eight hundred pages leave readers longing for English magicians were once the wonder of the known world with fairy servants at their beck and call; they could command winds mountains and woods But by the early 1800s they have long since lost the ability to perform magic They can only write long dull papers about it while fairy servants are nothing but a fading memoryBut at Hurtfew Abbey in Yorks. 35 I FINALLY FINISHED

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Hire the rich reclusive Mr Norrell has assembled a wonderful library of lost and forgotten books from England's magical past and regained some of the powers of England's magicians He goes to London and raises a beautiful young woman from the dead Soon he is lending his help to the government in the war against Napoleon Bonaparte creating ghostly fleets of rain ships to confuse and alarm the FrenchAll goes well until a rival magician appears Jonathan Strange is handsome charming and talkative the very opposite of Mr Norrell Strange thinks nothing of enduring the rigors of campaigning with Wellington's army and doing magic on battlefields Astonished to. 199 Kindle sale May 18 2020 I adore and highly recommend this Regency era fantasy but it definitely isn't everyone's cuppa tea The bad It's a doorstopper of a novel very long and very slow paced The good It's absolutely brilliant filled with intricate details REALLY creative Give it a shotAdventures in reading Jonathan Strange Mr Norrell with my real life book club also posted on Fantasy LiteratureTadiana This book is like a mashup of Jane Austen or maybe Charles Dickens and fantasy with Regency era British magicians and charming vindictive and devious faeries It creates an incredibly rich complex and detailed fantasy world; the Raven King mythology is fantastic The main plotline of this novel deals with the on and off friendship between two very different magicians Mr Norrell who is bookish stuffy and reclusive and Jonathan Strange who's a younger charming and impetuous person and their dealings and troubles with Faerie and other magical places and characters but there are several subplots intricately woven into this tale It thoughtfully explores some interesting issues that you wouldn't expect like the difficulties women servants and minorities have had in making their voices heard This is a truly uniue and inventive novel It challenged my brain and fascinated me I adored itRest of book club This book is soooo long Aaand kind of confusing not to mention slow and boring Tadiana I love the dry humor The tongue in cheek uasi scholarly footnotes totally crack me upRest of book club Seriously what is the deal with those bizarre footnotes They're just weirdTadiana Imma buy this in hardback and keep it foreverRest of book club DNF

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Jonathan Strange Mr NorrellFind another practicing magician Mr Norrell accepts Strange as a pupil But it soon becomes clear that their ideas of what English magic ought to be are very different For Mr Norrell their power is something to be cautiously controlled while Jonathan Strange will always be attracted to the wildest most perilous forms of magic He becomes fascinated by the ancient shadowy figure of the Raven King a child taken by fairies who became king of both England and Faerie and the most legendary magician of all Eventually Strange's heedless pursuit of long forgotten magic threatens to destroy not only his partnership with Norrell but everything that he holds dea. Jesus Christ this book reads like molasses It's like the author took every book from her Brit Lit class and consciously tried to make it wordier and longer than all of them combined I get the point she wants to make but I honestly could not get past the second chapter It also was so incredibly pretentious The whole thing has this superior feel like having a conversation with someone who is absolutely reassured of how much smarter they are than you It left me feeling bored stupid depressed and confused and those are four words that I do not like to associate with readingIf you really want to plow through a novel like this just go read some Charles Dickens You get used to him after a few pages and you start to like him after the first chapter Clarke however never redeems herself