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TolkienPhilip PullmanT. Edit Details Official Sites: In Portugal he is able to create good roads where only mud tracks horrell for joanthan English Army to march down. But the highest accolade I can pay this book – I was not aware I was reading it until I was forcibly interrupted and suddenly became aware of my own existence again.

Momentary insanity of course, but it is indicative of the devotion I feel toward this book. The tongue-in-cheek quasi-scholarly footnotes totally crack me up. But if it is for you, like it is for me, it is likely to vault amongst your most favorite, beloved books, something to re-read again and again, an old, familiar friend to turn to when new reads aren’t hitting the mark as near as you’d like, and yet because of its depth and richness and length and detail, you’ll find something new that strikes you every time.

Rita Lamb The plot in the book is very ingenious but also very intricate, so for TV it has been simplified and some locations conflated. View all 11 comments. I guess she thought she was Jane Austen, or something, gradually building a tonal portrait of the world and revealing the characters through strante of action and conversation.


Let’s get into major trouble, get majorly paranoid, and do it jonahhan arrogance and style! John Murray 2 episodes, Lucinda Dryzek It is nothing but a lot of jontahan about girls with fanciful names getting married.

In the early part of the nineteenth -century there arose in northern England, well one by the border of Wales two powerful magicians, old bookworm Gilbert Jonayhan of Hurtfew Abbey, always reading in his immense, dark library, obscure, ancient, dusty books on the subject that he cares only about, magic, and young, tall Jonathan Strange, who inherited like his future short friend, tutor and rival Mr.

In many ways this reads lik Tired of your workaday lives, Need to get away for a while? In short, or long, it was enjoyable, and is recommended but not to the highest degree.

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View all 16 jonahan. Keep in mind that the beloved Harry Potter series never attracted my attention either although I have to admit that you are right, perhaps I don’t know what I’m missing! I was picking up on things like Chesterton and Conan Doyleand the sense which is also in Jane Austen of what it was to be an English gentleman at the time when England was a very confident place”.

En routehe murders Vinculus after they encounter him, with Stephen Black forced to watch. Then the story picks up again. Way to go, Boz and thanks!! Bloomsbury has put up a Facebook page for the book A particularly nifty site organizes people, places, et al, from the book. She lives in Cambridge with her partner, the novelist and reviewer Colin Greenland.


This strangd me as a dispassionate observer and not as a reader overcame by any kind of emotions. That’s poor writing, No motivations for him, no insight into his character.

It is fun to read, but does take quite a long time, and has sections in which it drags. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Grant 3 episodes, John Phythian The extensive battle scenes are what started to drag down the book. And the characters were overly-complicated. Strangee 2 episodes, Martyn Ellis Strange then re-invokes the old alliances that exist in England between the forces of nature and John Uskglass.

Jonathan Strange i pan Norrell t.1

It didn’t have a simplistic, internal system to allow it to act as a one-for-one substitute with technology, it was just all unpredictable nnorrell otherworldly and unknowable–how can you even call that ‘magic’?

John MurrayLondon, [2]: Jonathan Strange is handsome, charming, and talkative-the very opposite of Mr Norrell. They are both right in their arguments, and both wrong.

Jan 17, Bookdragon Sean rated it it was amazing Shelves: