BoingBoing reviews Shades of Milk and Honey

Cory Doctorow at BoingBoing, says very nice things!

Shades of Milk and Honey is the hotly anticipated debut novel from Mary Robinette Kowal, who has already made a name for herself in science fiction with a series out outstanding short stories. It’s a Regency drawing-room romance, told in pitch-perfect style, with one important difference: these mannered and well-bred nobles are able to do magic. By conjuring “folds from the ether,” well-brought-up men and women are able to create optical illusions — or even breezes and smells — though such workings are quite exhausting and too much conjuring can leave the practicioner comatose, brain-damaged or dead.

You can read the whole review at Shades of Milk and Honey: Kowal’s debut novel is a drawing-room romance with magic and art – Boing Boing.

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