This book is a must read. It is absolutely worth the time.
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell is a New York Times and Sunday Times bestseller.
Elegant, witty and utterly compelling, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell creates a past world of great mystery and beauty that will hold the reader in thrall until the last page.
Here are some of the reviews:
Neil Gaiman: "Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell is unquestionably the finest English novel of the fantastic written in the last seventy years."
Time magazine: "A chimera of a novel that combines the dark mythology of fantasy with the delicious social comedy of Jane Austen into a masterpiece of the genre that rivals Tolkien."
Washington Post: "Many books are to be read, some are to be studied, and a few are meant to be lived in for weeks. Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell is of this last kind ..."
Kirkus: "An instant classic, one of the finest fantasies ever written."
In March, it was announced that New Line Cinema (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) is adapting the book for a feature film production.