Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Susanna Clarke

fiction fantasy historical adventurous mysterious slow-paced

1024 pages | first published 2004

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English magicians were once the wonder of the known world, with fairy servants at their beck and call; they could command winds, mountains, and woods. But by the early 1800s they have long since lost the ability to perform magic. They can only wri...
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Summary of 10387 reviews

Moods

mysterious 83%
adventurous 77%
dark 44%
funny 36%
challenging 34%
reflective 17%
emotional 15%
tense 12%
lighthearted 9%
informative 6%
sad 6%
inspiring 5%
relaxing 5%
hopeful 4%

Pace

slow 74%
medium 23%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Character: 30% | Plot: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 13%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 45% | Yes: 33% | No: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | Yes: 29% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 5%

Average rating

3.95

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