Friday, March 21, 2014

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, by Susanna Clarke

Susanna Clarke is a master of phrasing and evokes mood and emotion with the best writers I've ever read. Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell is a word-lovers paradise and would be perfect for Anglophiles looking for an alt-history period piece rich with description and fascinating personalities. Having said that, there are two things that may prevent some readers from enjoying this book as much as others.