Friday, February 3, 2012
Current Book Club Book-Foreword by Neil Gaiman
Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell By Susanna Clarke
It is 1806, the Napoleonic Wars are raging, and most people believe magic to have long since disappeared form England- until the reclusive MR Norrell reveals his powers and becomes a celebrity over night. When another practicing magician emerges, the young daring Jonathan Strange,he becomes Norrell's pupil and the two join forces in the war against France. But Strange is increasingly drawn to the wildest,most perilous forms of magic and soon he risks sacrificing not only his partnership with Norrell but everything else he holds dear.
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