Glamour in Glass

Glamour in Glass

Book - 2012
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Mary Robinette Kowal stunned readers with her charming first novel Shades of Milk and Honey , a loving tribute to the works of Jane Austen in a world where magic is an everyday occurrence. This magic comes in the form of glamour, which allows talented users to form practically any illusion they can imagine. Shades debuted to great acclaim and left readers eagerly awaiting its sequel. Glamour in Glass continues following the lives of beloved main characters Jane and Vincent, with a much deeper vein of drama and intrigue.

In the tumultuous months after Napoleon abdicates his throne, Jane and Vincent go to Belgium for their honeymoon. While there, the deposed emperor escapes his exile in Elba, throwing the continent into turmoil. With no easy way back to England, Jane and Vincent's concerns turn from enjoying their escaping it.

Left with no outward salvation, Jane must persevere over her trying personal circumstances and use her glamour to rescue her husband from prison . . . and hopefully prevent her newly built marriage from getting stranded on the shoals of another country's war.

Publisher: New York : Tor Books, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780765325570
Branch Call Number: Fic
Characteristics: 334 p. ; 22 cm.


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May 18, 2013

He was everything that is agreeable in a dinner conversationist: witty without being cruel, well-informed without being showy, and a gracious listener.

May 18, 2013

Though it was possible to create heat with glamour, governing folds at that end of the spectrum often led to poor health. As with all folds outside the range of visible light, it took such an inordinate amount of energy to manage them that it was far easier to make a fire with sulphur matches than to try to create one from glamour.

May 18, 2013

Jane had seen women broken by childbirth, and knew more than a few who had not survived their first laying in.


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Jul 20, 2015

This book was an excellent sequel to Shades of Milk and Honey. It was full of adventure and fantasy. I never wanted to put the book down.


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