Tag Archives: Regency England

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell -What Would It Be Like If England Had Magic?

Book Review : Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell By Susanna Clarke Spoiler Alert! Summary Two magicians shall appear in England. The first shall fear me; the second shall long to behold me… The year is 1806. England is beleaguered by the long … Continue reading

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The Heir of Brownlie Manor – Regency Romance, But Does It Romance The Reader?

Book Review : The Heir of Brownlie Manor e-book By Anita Stansfield Spoiler Alert! Summary After a medical discharge from his duties in the Napoleonic War, Thomas Quincy Fitzbatten has returned home. Disoriented, burdened by guilt for his wealth, and disillusioned with … Continue reading

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“Sylvester, or The Wicked Uncle” – How Does Slang Change A Book?

Book Review; Sylvester, or the Wicked Uncle By Georgette Heyer Spoiler Alert! Summary Endowed with rank, wealth and elegance, Sylvester, Duke of Salford, posts into Wiltshire to discover if the Honorable Phoebe Marlow will meet his exacting requirements for a … Continue reading

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“Mairelon the Magician” and “Magician’s Ward” – One Can’t Be Read Without The Other

Book Review: Mairelon the Magician Bu Patricia C. Wrede Spoiler Alert! Summary Kim doesn’t hesitate when a stranger offers her a small fortune to break into the traveling magician’s wagon in search of a silver bowl. Kim isn’t above a … Continue reading

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