The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories by Susanna Clarke

When I was in high school, my best friend lent me her copy of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, which I absolutely loved. I enjoyed the story, the writing, and the footnotes (!!!). I never quite found or read another book that I had enjoyed in the same way. Fast forward to (approximately) ten yearsContinue reading “The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories by Susanna Clarke”

“The Ladies of Grace Adieu” by Susanna Clarke

Set in the same world as Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke’s The Ladies of Grace Adieu brings us back to 19th century England, a time in which gender roles dictated that women must stick only to domestic affairs (while men deal with public affairs). Here we find the ladies of Grace Adieu: Mrs.Continue reading ““The Ladies of Grace Adieu” by Susanna Clarke”