First British Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover Hand Signed Limited Edition. Ne of 1450 Slipcase numbered.The limited edition hardcovers come with a black dust jacket and a black slipcase. Ecoming increasingly rare and collectable in this condition. Winner of the 2005 HUGO award for Best Novel. A Large Heavy Book - Three books in one volume. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell is the debut novel by British writer Susanna Clarke. Published in 2004, it is an alternative history set in 19th-century England around the time of the Napoleonic Wars. Centred on the relationship between these two men, the novel investigates the nature of. And the boundaries between reason and un-reason. And Northern and Southern English cultural tropes/stereotypes. It has been described as a.
Novel, an alternative history, and a historical novel. North South divide in England. In this book the North is romantic and magical, rather than rational and concrete.
The narrative draws on various Romantic literary traditions, such as the comedy of manners, the Gothic tale, and the Byronic hero. The novel's language is a pastiche of 19th-century writing styles, such as those of Jane Austen and Charles Dickens. Clarke describes the supernatural with careful detail.She supplements the text with almost 200 footnotes, outlining the backstory and an entire fictional corpus of magical scholarship. Clarke began writing Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell in 1992; ten years later she submitted the manuscript for publication. It was accepted by Bloomsbury and published in September 2004, with illustrations by Portia Rosenberg. Bloomsbury were so sure of its success that they printed 250,000 hardcover copies. It was long-listed for the 2004 Man Booker Prize and won the 2005 Hugo Award for Best Novel.
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