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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, Observer, Sunday Times, Express, SFX
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Product details

  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 153 x 216mm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1526622424
  • 9781526622426
  • 505,361

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Fifteen years on from Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Clarke's second novel finally sees the light Sunday Times, What to watch out for next year 2020
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Fifteen years on from Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Clarke's second novel finally sees the light * Sunday Times, What to watch out for next year 2020 * Susannah Clarke's monumental masterwork Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell was one of the finest works of speculative fiction of the twenty-first century and now, with Piranesi, she once more mines a darkly fantastical vision with a tale of a very singular house and its mysterious inhabitants. Saturated in gothic atmosphere and supernatural lore, Piranesi is simply unmissable * Waterstones.com * It's 16 years since Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell - now Clarke is back with a new otherworldly fantasy * Guardian, 2020 in books: a literary calendar * Sixteen long years have passed since the publication of the magnificent Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell. Susanna Clarke returns at last in September with Piranesi ... The eerie tale of a man who lives in a flooded house * Daily Express * The long-awaited new book from the author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell * Observer * Susannah Clarke's much-anticipated follow-up finally arrives * SFX Magazine * Sixteen years after Jonathan Strange And Mr Norrell, Susannah Clarke returns at last with the otherworldly tale of a man who lives in a flooded house * Daily Mirror * PRAISE FOR JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR NORRELL: Unquestionably the finest English novel of the fantastic written in the last seventy years. It's funny, moving, scary, otherworldly, practical and magical ... Closing Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell after 800 pages my only regret was that it wasn't twice the length -- NEIL GAIMAN This is, in both the precise and the colloquial sense, a fabulous book ... a highly original and compelling work * SUNDAY TIMES * An elegant and witty historical fantasy which deserves to be judged on its own (considerable) merit * SUNDAY TELEGRAPH * Full of spells, bad weather, statues that talk, haunted ballrooms and sinister gentlemen with thistledown hair ... be enchanted! * ELLE * The language of the book is such a pleasure you'd probably want to go and read it anyway -- LAUREN LAVERNE, BBC 6 MUSIC Best novel I've ever read -- RICHARD MADELEY
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About Susanna Clarke

Susanna Clarke's debut novel Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell was first published in more than 34 countries and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel Award and the Guardian First Book Award. It won British Book Awards Newcomer of the Year, the Hugo Award and the World Fantasy Award in 2005. The Ladies of Grace Adieu, a collection of short stories, some set in the world of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, was published by Bloomsbury in 2006. She lives in Derby shire.
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