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Lord Byron’s “Darkness” and Some Other Things

A couple months ago I read Susanna Clarke’s Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell. In the course of events a character is thrown into eternal night, which at the time reminded me strongly of Lord Byron’s poem, Darkness. “I should,” I … Continue reading

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QOTD: Book Reviews

“Besides,” said Mr Norrell, “I really have no desire to write reviews of other people’s books. Modern publications upon magic are the most pernicious things in the world, full of misinformation and wrong opinions.” “Then sir, you may say so. … Continue reading

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