When I promised a post about my reading on Tuesday, I had originally been thinking of a generic book review post. The books in question were Susannah Clarke’s Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, and The Dress Detective by Ingrid Mida and Alexandra Kim. The former is an alternative history of the Napoleonic wars with magicians … More The Tartan Detective?
SATIRE 2b. the employment, in speaking or writing, of sarcasm, irony, ridicule, etc. in exposing, denouncing, deriding, or ridiculing vice, folly, indecorum, abuses, or evils of any kind. — Oxford English Dictionary “I want to be honest about the world that we live in, and sometimes my political persuasions come through my work… Let’s break … More Savagery and Satire