I loved "Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell" so I couldn't miss this book. And I wasn't disappointed: it's like being back into a well-known universe, where you can recognise people, places and moods.
Besides, being short stories, it's easier to handle (even though I loved the fact that the previous book was so long).
Maybe it could be appropriate as an introduction to the novel.
If you enjoy Victorian literature, this is a glorious read. Take Jane Austen and Charles Dickens and then mix in a bit of Neil Gaiman (there's even a story set in Wall) and you've got a delightful mix. Clarke's use of language is magnificent, and the subject matter of these short stories takes the reader on a trip through both Faerie and England. This is a wonderful follow-up to Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell....Continua