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A Brief History of Enchantment: Witchy October Reads

Posted on Oct 13, 2010 in book recommendations, historical fiction, magic | 2 comments

A Brief History of Enchantment: Witchy October Reads

This article of mine was originally published in the February 2010 Issue of Historical Novels Review. A Brief History of Enchantment: Magic Goes Mainstream Paranormal fiction is hot. Think of the huge popularity of the Harry Potter and Twilight series; of adult fantasy/historical fiction crossovers such as Susanne Clarke’s eccentric doorstopper, Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell; not to mention Seth Grahame-Smith’s quirky genre-bender, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. “The publishing world has seen an explosion in fiction featuring a wide array of paranormal elements,” says literary agent...

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