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Tag Archives: comedy of manners
Book of November 24, 2009
A complex fantasy of near-Pratchettian wit and commentary. The rules for Epic Drama are especially funny and meta. As I was reading, I dithered about whether I was going to be able to recommend this book, because of something in the early chapters that really got under my skin. In the event I do recommend it [...]
Book of November 15, 2009
A pastiche of Dumas' The Three Musketeers, set in Brust's fantasy world of Dragaera.
Book of October 27, 2009
Jane Austen’s funniest novel, a satire of Gothic romances, the people who read them — and the people who think they’re too good to read them.
Book of October 26, 2009
A nineteenth-century English novel — except all the characters are cannibalistic dragons. But well-mannered ones!
Book of September 24, 2009
The first appearance of Lord Peter Wimsey.