I'm so glad I took a chance on this book. It's been described as what a fantasy novel written by Jane Austen would turn out as, and that's a pretty apt description. It's a light read but the attention to detail and the subtle characterizations kept me entranced. Between the magic (or rather glamours), the romance, the dueling (with pistols!), the cattiness, and the slight air of melancholy, I was hooked.