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Piranesi lives in the House. Perhaps he always has?

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell transported over four million readers into its mysterious world. It became an instant classic and has been hailed as one of the finest works of fiction of the twenty-first century.

Fifteen years later, it is finally time to enter the House and meet Piranesi.

May your Paths be safe, your Floors unbroken and may the House fill your eyes with Beauty.

'A book to look out for in 2020' - Guardian, ObserverSunday TimesExpress, SFX

 

AUTHOR: Susanna Clarke is an English author best known for her debut novel Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (2004), a Hugo Award-winning alternative history. Clarke began Jonathan Strange in 1993 and worked on it during her spare time. For the next decade, she published short stories from the Strange universe, but it was not until 2003 that Bloomsbury bought her manuscript and began work on its publication. The novel became a best-seller.

Two years later, she published a collection of her short stories, The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories (2006). Both Clarke's novel and her short stories are set in a magical England and written in a pastiche of the styles of 19th-century writers such as Jane Austen and Charles Dickens. While Strange focuses on the relationship of two men, Jonathan Strange and Gilbert Norrell, the stories in Ladies focus on the power women gain through magic.

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9781526622426
ISBN13:
9781526622426
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Author:
Susanna Clarke
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication:
15-Sep-2020
Format:
Hardback
Pages:
272
Chart Position:
1697
Weight:
452 Grams
  • 5
    Piranesi , Susanna Clarke

    Posted by Unknown on 12th Mar 2021

    A great read, very atmospheric and well written. worthy of a second read, at least!

  • 5
    Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

    Posted by Sinéad on 1st Mar 2021

    A mesmerising and haunting novel, I loved it from the start. True stillness and beauty are captured in the grand halls which are wandered through. Fantastic sense of atmosphere conjured up. Loved being immersed within the book, its essence has stayed with me since! Highly recommend this book and have done to several friends.

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