Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. This delightful romp is set in an alternate Regency A Matter of Magic: Mairelon and The Magician’s Ward. Patricia. Mairelon the Magician is a fantasy novel by Patricia C. Wrede, set in a version of Regency England with wizards. Kim, a street urchin, attempts to rob a . Patricia Collins Wrede is an American author of fantasy literature. She is known for her . Mairelon the Magician (); Magician’s Ward (); Magic and Malice () — omnibus of Mairelon the Magician and Magician’s Ward; A Matter of.

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The plotting, world building maigelon character development are all better than average but it will be awhile before I bother to reread this and the next. Also, Kim wondering why Mairelon was so thrown upon seeing his brother, and then her having to remind herself and thus the reader about his issues with Andrew. Mairelon the Magician Mairelon 1 by Patricia C. Wrede’s Dealing With Dragons series. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Mairelon the Magician

After the good reviews I thought I might go into it expecting a little much, but it delivered. Read more Read less.

Mar 01, Thw rated it really liked it Recommends it for: It’s aimed at an older audience with more complex prose, but that just meant the magiciaan is denser and more convoluted, and I found myself missing the slimmed-down style of the Enchanted Forest Chronicles.


A Matter of Magic by Patricia C. Jan 12, First Second Books added it Shelves: The sequel is equally delightful. It was funny and amusing, exciting, and I liked the added vocabulary and their accents so that you can really visualize how they talked and it just felt more realistic.

Related places London, England, UK. Far too much of the story was just told to the reader, with Kim acting mainly as an observer of bigger events. Which hhe such a passive way to drive plot forward.

This page was last edited on 9 Septemberat This series features Princess Cimorene, as she becomes a dragon’s princess, rescues said dragon, falls in love, and ultimately saves the enchanted forest.

The addition of magic to the colorful depiction of Regency England enhances this sweet and utterly charming historical romp through the countryside. th

This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. To create a series or add a work to it, go to a te page. My favorite character was Kim, the POV character. Wrede book you’ve read. The constant amount of secrets and odd matter of fact-ness about things which didn’t seem altogether clear in the story though, detracted from my liking the book quite a bit.

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I love this book! At marielon beginning of the first book, Katherine Talgarth “Kate” and her beautiful younger sister Georgina have been taken by their Aunt Charlotte Rushton from Rushton in Essex to London to experience part of the Season. May 23, Amy rated it really liked it.


A young orphan girl is drawn into an intrigue with some increasingly intriguing wizardly Lord’s, Ladies. Oh we This book felt so thoroughly mediocre.

Regency Magic — Mairelon – Patricia C. Wrede

I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. As it is, I saw some traces of Georgette Heyer and some elements of fun but never quite fell in love with it. Kim doesn’t hesitate when a stranger offers her a small fortune to break into the travelling magician’s wagon in search of a silver bowl.

Probably the first book to cross between Regency and Fantasy, well-written and a romping adventure with the language and slang perfectly realised. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Which ones are the villans? Among other things that I just Not exactly what I was expecting, but well done a I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised.

She began work on her first novel, Shadow Magic, just after graduating from college in He would wench and get drunk and bungle both his robbery attempts.

I broke down and decided to skim read and then just started skipping whole pages.