Mysterious Galaxy Book Discussion: Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell

Aug 16
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Mysterious Galaxy's Book Discussion Group meets on Wednesday nights at the store. Participation is open to all readers; readers need not have completed a particular book to attend.

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke

At the dawn of the nineteenth century, two very different magicians emerge to change England's history. In the year 1806, with the Napoleonic Wars raging on land and sea, most people believe magic to be long dead in England--until the reclusive Mr Norrell reveals his powers, and becomes a celebrity overnight.

Soon, another practicing magician comes forth: the young, handsome, and daring Jonathan Strange. He becomes Norrell's student, and they join forces in the war against France. But Strange is increasingly drawn to the wildest, most perilous forms of magic, straining his partnership with Norrell, and putting at risk everything else he holds dear.

"Time" Magazine #1 Book of the Year
Book Sense Book of the Year
"People" Top Ten Books of the Year
Winner of the Hugo Award
A "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year
Salon.com Top Ten of 2004
Winner of the World Fantasy Award
Washington Post Book Worlds Best of 2004
Winner of the "Locus" Award for Best First Novel

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