Review of Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke

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This review first appeared at SFFaudio. Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell By Susanna Clarke; Read by Simon Prebble 32 Hours – [UNABRIDGED] Publisher: Macmillan Audio Published: 2004 Themes: / Fantasy / Magic / England / Mr. Norrell is a fusty but ambitious scholar from the Yorkshire countryside. He is also the first practical magician in [Read More...]

Kingfishers Catch Fire

Kingfishers Catch Fire, by Rumer Godden, is another of the books by Godden that my wife got me from Paperback Swap. So, OK. I loved In This House of Brede. I loved Five for Sorrow, Ten for Joy. I loved An Episode of Sparrows. I even liked Pippa Passes, even though I had some problems [Read More...]

The Casual Vacancy

As someone who enjoyed the Harry Potter novels by J.K. Rowling like millions of others I was interested when her new novel was first announced.   Thankfully though I didn’t preorder it and waited for the reviews. Nancy C. Brown who wrote a book defending the Harry Potter novels from a Catholic prospective has an [Read More...]


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