Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell

By Susanna Clarke; Portia Rosenberg (Illustrator)
(Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, Paperback, 9781582346038, 846pp.)

Publication Date: August 2005

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The international bestseller, finally in paperback

"Time "magazine's #1 book of the year 11 weeks and counting on the "New York Times" bestseller list Shortlisted for the "Guardian "First Book Award Longlisted for the Booker prize A Book Sense pick "People "Top Ten Books of the year Salon.com Top Ten of 2004 "New York Times "Notable Books of the Year "Christian Science Monitor" Best Fiction 2004 Nancy Pearl's Top 12 Books of 2004 "Washington Post" "Book World "Best of 2004 " San Francisco Chronicle" Best Books of 2004 "Chicago Tribune "Best of 2004 "Seattle Times "25 Best Books of 2004 "Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Top 12 Books of 2004 " Village Voice" "Top Shelf" " Raleigh News & Observer "Best of 2004 "Rocky Mountain News "critics' favorites of 2004 "Kansas City Star" 100 Noteworthy Books of 2004 " Fort Worth Star-Telegram" 10 Best Books of 2004 " Hartford Courant" Best Books of 2004

Susanna Clarke's brilliant first novel is an utterly compelling epic tale of nineteenth-century England and the two very different magicians who, as teacher and pupil and then as rivals, emerge to change its history. Sold in 21 languages, with a major motion picture from New Line on the way, "Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell "is a tour de force that has captured the imagination of readers worldwide.




About the Author
Susanna Clarke was born in Nottingham, England, in 1959, the eldest daughter of a Methodist minister. She was educated at St Hilda's College, Oxford, and has worked in various areas of nonfiction publishing. She has published a number of short stories and novellas in American anthologies, as well as her own most recent collection of short stories entitled "The Ladies of Grace Adieu, and Other Stories."

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