The Ladies of Grace Adieu and other stories (Strange & Norrell #1.5)

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Susanna Clarke

The Ladies of Grace Adieu and other stories

(Strange & Norrell #1.5)

rom the world of Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell.

Faerie is never as far away as you think. Sometimes you find you have crossed an invisible line and must cope, as best you can, with petulant princesses, vengeful owls, ladies who pass their time embroidering terrible fates or with endless paths in deep, dark woods and houses that never appear the same way twice. The heroines and heroes bedevilled by such problems in these fairy tales include a conceited Regency clergyman, an eighteenth-century Jewish doctor and Mary, Queen of Scots, as well as two characters from Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell: Strange himself and the Raven King. The Ladies of Grace Adieu is the perfect introduction to a world where charm is always tempered by eerieness, and picaresque comedy is always darkened by the disturbing shadow of Faerie.

Paperback, 256 pages
Published September 7th 2007 by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (first published October 31st 2004)

Tags: 2007, All Products, Contemporary, Fantasy and Sci Fi, Fiction

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