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The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories Following The Enormous Success OfBestseller And Critics Favorite Jonathan Strange Mr Norrell , Susanna Clarke Delivers A Delicious Collection Of Ten Stories Set In The Same Fairy Crossed World Of Th Century England With Clarke S Characteristic Historical Detail And Diction, These Dark, Enchanting Tales Unfold In A Slightly Distorted Version Of Our Own World, Where People Are Bedeviled By Mischievous Interventions From The Fairies With Appearances From Beloved Characters From Her Novel, Including Jonathan Strange And Childermass, And An Entirely New Spin On Certain Historical Figures, Including Mary, Queen Of Scots, This Is A Must Have For Fans Of Susanna Clarke S And An Enticing Introduction To Her Work For New Readers Some Of These Stories Have Never Before Been Published Others Have Appeared In The New York Times Or In Highly Regarded Anthologies In This Collection, They Come Together To Expand The Reach Of Clarke S Land Of Enchantment And Anticipate Her Next Novel Fall

10 thoughts on “The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories

  1. says:

    B 76% Good Notes An antiquarian pastiche, it s nothing remarkable but like a ride in the countryside it s pleasant and has an airy charm.

  2. says:

    How rare it is to find a book which is exactly what its author meant it to be There are no missteps here, everything is deliberate, and much of it masterful It is not surprising that, when he first read one of Clarke s short stories, Neil Gaiman remarked It was terrifying from my point of view to read this first short story that had so muc

  3. says:

    Rating four very satisfied stars of fiveThe Publisher Says Following the enormous success of 2004 bestseller and critics favorite Jonathan Strange Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke delivers a delicious collection of ten stories set in the same fairy crossed world of 19th century England With Clarke s characteristic historical detail and diction, these dark,

  4. says:

    The governess was not much liked in the village She was too tall, too fond of books, too grave, and, a curious thing, never smiled unless there was something to smile at We delve in to 19th Century England, to made up places that are eerily similar to those that existed then and do now The stories are all magical some involve human magic users Jonathan Stra

  5. says:

    3ish stars As with any collection of short stories, there are some brilliant pieces here and some duds Since these stories are all or less based in the same alternate history universe established in a previous book by the author, there are perhaps specific expectations present than in other collections For the most part, this book holds up under those expectations Sus

  6. says:

    This is a collection of short stories by Susanna Clarke, author of Jonathan Strange Mr Norrell She works the same territory as she did with the novel, and to quite brilliant effect One or two of the stories are connected to the novel but others are not One story is a tip of the hat to Neil Gaiman.Her style and tone imitate those of the best nineteenth century authors such as Jane

  7. says:

    In 2004 Susanna Clarke published a groundbreaking book called Jonathan Strange Mr Norrel Written in prose reminiscent of Jane Austen and Horace Walpole, it put a gothic almost romantic spin on the Fantasy genre that surprised and enthralled many, making it an instant bestseller with a cult following of readers who, to this day, simply cannot wait for the sequel Knowing that it took nearly

  8. says:

    Well, Susanna Clarke hasn t published anything for ten years so I d better make this one last

  9. says:

    4.5 5I m not nearly as put off by short stories as I used to be, but when the author in question has only been experienced via massive tome of snail slow story building and the most mincing of emotional turnabouts thank you, England , my hopes were not high Lucky for me, Clarke can not only deliver her wit and world immersion in minute packaging, but knows how to successfully explore her strengths Of course,

  10. says:

    I read Susanna Clarke s novel Jonathan Strange Mr Norrell back in 2005 It is long I had the audio version from the library I used to listen an hour or a day during a long commute, yet I had exhausted all allowed renewals and still wasn t done So I became a scofflaw, until they were about to send out the cavalry to get their book back She is a magical writer She is embedded in some other reality in her writing, the rea

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