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Thursday, June 3, 2021

Witches of Lychford (Lychford, #1)Witches of Lychford by Paul Cornell
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Here's a bit for managing one's expectations: if you're coming in expecting to have major curses, action, and delightfully subversive prose, then look elsewhere.

If you want a small town with some fae secrets, easygoing and regular characterizations, and action on par with a major vote in the town council, with this kind of speed, then this is a book you'll love. The magic is cool but nothing flashy. The characters take the front seat.

It's light, even if it is melancholic, but it also manages to be bucolic. Well worth the read if this is what you're looking for.

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