Author Spotlight: Susanna Clarke (9/11/20)

Susanna Clarke enchanted the world with her Hugo-award winning, epic New York Times bestseller JONATHAN STRANGE & MR NORRELL. In today’s spotlight, we’re celebrating this magical author and her latest hypnotic tale of startling images and infinite possibilities, PIRANESI.

In PIRANESI, an intoxicating story set in a dreamlike alternate reality, Susanna Clarke creates an astonishing new world filled with beauty and haunted by the clouds.


4 starred reviews, a LibraryReads pick, and an Indie Next pick!

“Weird and haunting and excellent.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Clarke creates an immersive world that readers can almost believe exists. This is a solid crossover pick for readers whose appreciation of magical fantasy leans toward V.E. Schwab or Erin Morgenstern.” —Library Journal, starred review

“Clarke wraps a twisty mystery inside a metaphysical fantasy in her extraordinary new novel…This superbly told tale is sure to be recognized as one of the year’s most inventive novels.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

“As questions multiply and suspense mounts in this spellbinding, occult puzzle of a fable, one begins to wonder if perhaps the reverence, kindness, and gratitude practiced by Clarke’s enchanting and resilient hero aren’t all the wisdom one truly needs.” —Booklist, starred review

More from Susanna Clarke:


“Extraordinary…Will enchant readers of fantasy and of literary fiction alike.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

“A smashing success…History and fantasy form a beautiful partnership in this detailed, authentic, and heartfelt novel.” —Booklist, starred review

“An instant classic, one of the finest fantasies ever written.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

PIRANESI by Susanna Clarke; 9781635575637; 9/15/20.
JONATHAN STRANGE & MR NORRELL by Susanna Clarke; 9780765356154; available now.

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