Questions tagged [susanna-clarke]

Questions about the works of Susanna Clarke (born 1959) or about her life as a writer. She is most famous for her novel Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (2004).

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What is the significance of “Jonathan” in Strange and Norrell?

At least four major characters have the name "John" or "Jonathan", including Jonathan Strange, John Segundus, John Childermass, and John Uskglass. This is potentially confusing to a reader. In ...