|Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories, the (2006) [Collection]|
by Susanna Clarke
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(From the publisher):
Faerie is never as far away as you think. Sometimes you find you have crossed an invisible line and must cope, as best you can, with petulant princesses, vengeful owls, ladies who pass their time in embroidering terrible fates, or with endless paths in deep, dark woods and houses that never appear the same way twice.
The heroines and heroes bedevilled by such problems in these fairytales include a conceited Regency clergyman, an eighteenth-century Jewish doctor and Mary Queen of Scots, as well as two characters from Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell: Strange himself and the Raven King.
- The Ladies of Grace Adieu
- On Lickerish Hill
- Mrs. Mabb
- The Duke of Wellington Misplaces His Horse
- Mr. Simonelli, or, The Fairy Widower
- Tom Brightwind, or, How the Fairy Bridge Was Built at Thoresby
- Antickes and Frets
- John Uskglass and the Cumbrian Charcoal Burner
Original title: The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ World of Faerie
Fiction→ Fantasy→ Historical
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