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Even if I hadn't been reading mostly high-octane, action-packed urban fantasy in the weeks prior to my first attempts, I think I still wo Reviewed by: Even if I hadn't been reading mostly high-octane, action-packed urban fantasy in the weeks prior to my first attempts, I think I still would have found it slow.
I was initially reminded of a Jane Austen novel. I love Jane Austen, despite the florid prose, not because of it. Zacharias Wythe is not a white, land-owning man in something like 19th century England.
He was adopted and emancipated by Sir Stephen Wythe, Sorcerer to the Crown, and his presence in society is met with both acceptance and ridicule by the peerage, and: And how easy it is to blame one whose existence you already disdain for problems almost certainly not of his doing. Like the steady decline of magic in England?
Who better to hold accountable than the new Sorcerer to the Crown? Especially when it so neatly provides a solution to the problem that is the new Sorcerer to the Crown? Well-bred ladies do not practice magic, you see. If a young lady is discovered to have any magical ability at all, she is shipped to a boarding school where her use of magic will be stamped out.
And it was at Mrs. Daubeney's School for Gentlewitches that things started to pick up. I began to see hints, not carbon copies, mind you, but hints of well-loved characters from various girlhood favorites, most notably in Mrs. Daubeney, who when vexed behaves in a rather Mrs.
Henrietta stamped her foot, her grey eyes drowned in green light.
How dare you say I am in l-love! Emily was resisting this, screeching in a manner fit to bring the ceiling down. I couldn't find a good picture of the Pringles or of the classroom in chaos after the fireworks were set off, but this one works just as well, I think. Fairyland resembled a combination of Bedknobs and Broomsticks ' underwater and king of the jungle segments.
Flanked by fish-faced guardsmen, the Fairy King lounged upon his throne. They don't like France any better than England does: Indeed, we made the offer, but they would not look at poor Cuthbert. Peppered throughout the story are painful truths: To her surprise Prunella found that she was still attached to Mrs.
She would never trust her again—no! But one could nonetheless be very fond of someone in whom one had no confidence whatsoever.
When Prunella at last listened to the full message contained in the singing orb, I found myself in tears, and there is an Elizabeth and Darcy scene so spectacular as to give its namesake a run for its money.
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