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Old August 5th, 2010, 4:54 am
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Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrel

Hi everyone I wanted to make this thread to discusse a book that has personally become one of my all time favorites, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrel, I couldnīt find a thread with this topic

Hopefully a lot of you have also read this amazing book, for those of you who havenīt heard of it, let me tell you this is one of the best fantasy books today, itīs in every top ten list of fantasy

This story is about two wizards (yeah wizards ) that become the new kings of magic in England in the XIX century, itīs about their journey to get to the top, and how magic became even more important that anything they could imagine.

Itīs beautifully writen by Susanna Clarke , the critics say itīs a mix of Dickens with Jane Austen

Anyway I could never make enough justice in describing it what do you think??? Please coment


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Re: Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrel

It's on my to-read list. Unfortunately, I haven't read it yet.

There's already a thread about it, though. In the Fiction Forum,

http://www.cosforums.com/showthread....87#post5475087


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I hope this works as some kind of thread revival

I read that Susanna Clarke is working in some kind of sequel to Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrel, the book will be set in the same world, but without this two main characters

I miss Jonathan Strange love this character


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Re: Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrel

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I hope this works as some kind of thread revival

I read that Susanna Clarke is working in some kind of sequel to Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrel, the book will be set in the same world, but without this two main characters

I miss Jonathan Strange love this character
I've heard about this as well. Bummer on that. I was hoping that those two would have a part in it.

Speaking of this book, I'm working on rereading it right now. So far it's better than it was the first time around.


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Re: Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrel

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I've heard about this as well. Bummer on that. I was hoping that those two would have a part in it.

Speaking of this book, I'm working on rereading it right now. So far it's better than it was the first time around.
I hope this goes for the same for me as well. I read it when I was in high school and didn't particularly take to it well. That was also during my crazed Harry Potter days, so I didn't much like anything to do with witches and wizards. I hope to have better luck with it the second time around.


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