Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories, Susanna Clarke (Bloomsbury, 2006)

The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories is collection of original short stories that, for the most part, make a wonderful read. One-part companion piece to Clarkes award winning Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, and one part wholly original fiction, the tales in this collection are focused on a classic 18th and 19th Century model of fairies. I found this book refreshing and new, while still managing to capture the authentic feel of fairy stories with all their dark and sinister subplots. Continue reading

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