Tag Archives: Susanna Clarke

Napoleon and magicians

Still stealing from my previous blog: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke (2004), Bloomsbury, 782 pp. I don’t recommend such a long book lightly, since it isn’t something you can read just a few pages of every week or … Continue reading

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Desert Island Books

A 2010 post from my other blog. I’ve made only one change in the list, which I’ll discuss at the end. I’m sure I’m not the only one to imagine myself being interviewed for shows like Desert Island Disks and Mad About Music. … Continue reading

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