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The Chrestomanci Series: Entire Collection

The Chrestomanci Series Entire Collection Welcome to the worlds of Chrestomanci where magic is as common as mathematics and anything can happen an exclusive ebook collection of the entire seven book series by the award winning Diana Wynne Jo

  • Title: The Chrestomanci Series: Entire Collection
  • Author: Diana Wynne Jones
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  • Welcome to the worlds of Chrestomanci, where magic is as common as mathematics and anything can happen an exclusive ebook collection of the entire seven book series by the award winning Diana Wynne Jones.Welcome to the worlds of Chrestomanci, where magic is as common as mathematics and anything can happen an exclusive ebook collection of the entire seven book series by tWelcome to the worlds of Chrestomanci, where magic is as common as mathematics and anything can happen an exclusive ebook collection of the entire seven book series by the award winning Diana Wynne Jones.Welcome to the worlds of Chrestomanci, where magic is as common as mathematics and anything can happen an exclusive ebook collection of the entire seven book series by the award winning Diana Wynne Jones.Featuring the magical and enduring characters of Gwendolen and Christopher Chant, and many , this collection brings the stories of the world of Chrestomanci together for the first time.Winner of numerous accolades including the Guardian Award, these stories have been loved by generations of children s and adults and Diana Wynne Jones was hailed by Neil Gaiman as the best writer of magic there is.

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    1. Diana Wynne Jones

      Diana was born in London, the daughter of Marjorie n e Jackson and Richard Aneurin Jones, both of whom were teachers When war was announced, shortly after her fifth birthday, she was evacuated to Wales, and thereafter moved several times, including periods in Coniston Water, in York, and back in London In 1943 her family finally settled in Thaxted, Essex, where her parents worked running an educational conference centre There, Jones and her two younger sisters Isobel later Professor Isobel Armstrong, the literary critic and Ursula later an actress and a children s writer spent a childhood left chiefly to their own devices After attending the Friends School Saffron Walden, she studied English at St Anne s College in Oxford, where she attended lectures by both C S Lewis and J R R Tolkien before graduating in 1956 In the same year she married John Burrow, a scholar of medieval literature, with whom she had three sons, Richard, Michael and Colin After a brief period in London, in 1957 the couple returned to Oxford, where they stayed until moving to Bristol in 1976.According to her autobiography, Jones decided she was an atheist when she was a child.Jones started writing during the mid 1960s mostly to keep my sanity , when the youngest of her three children was about two years old and the family lived in a house owned by an Oxford college Beside the children, she felt harried by the crises of adults in the household a sick husband, a mother in law, a sister, and a friend with daughter Her first book was a novel for adults published by Macmillan in 1970, entitled Changeover It originated as the British Empire was divesting colonies she recalled in 2004 that it had seemed like every month, we would hear that yet another small island or tiny country had been granted independence Changeover is set in a fictional African colony during transition, and begins as a memo about the problem of how to mark changeover ceremonially is misunderstood to be about the threat of a terrorist named Mark Changeover It is a farce with a large cast of characters, featuring government, police, and army bureaucracies sex, politics, and news In 1965, when Rhodesia declared independence unilaterally one of the last colonies and not tiny , I felt as if the book were coming true as I wrote it Jones books range from amusing slapstick situations to sharp social observation Changeover is both , to witty parody of literary forms Foremost amongst the latter are The Tough Guide To Fantasyland, and its fictional companion pieces Dark Lord of Derkholm 1998 and Year of the Griffin 2000 , which provide a merciless though not unaffectionate critique of formulaic sword and sorcery epics.The Harry Potter books are frequently compared to the works of Diana Wynne Jones Many of her earlier children s books were out of print in recent years, but have now been re issued for the young audience whose interest in fantasy and reading was spurred by Harry Potter.Jones works are also compared to those of Robin McKinley and Neil Gaiman She was friends with both McKinley and Gaiman, and Jones and Gaiman are fans of each other s work she dedicated her 1993 novel Hexwood to him after something he said in conversation inspired a key part of the plot Gaiman had already dedicated his 1991 four part comic book mini series The Books of Magic to four witches , of whom Jones was one.For Charmed Life, the first Chrestomanci novel, Jones won the 1978 Guardian Children s Fiction Prize, a once in a lifetime award by The Guardian newspaper that is judged by a panel of children s writers Three times she was a commended runner up a for the Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year s best children s book for Dogsbody 1975 , Charmed Life 1977 , and the fourth Chrestomanci book The Lives of Christopher Chant 1988 She won the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award, children s section, in 1996 for The Crown of Dalemark.

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    1. AN ALTERNATE UNIVERSE WHERE THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT HAS A MAGICAL MINISTER WHO IS NOT LIKE FUDGE AT ALL.WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR COMFORT BOOKS?I CAN ACTUALLY THINK OF FAR MOAR CHILDREN'S BOOKS IL THAN ~*~TEEN BOOKS~*~, AND IT'S NOT JUST THE NOSTALGIA AND YA BOOKS THAT WOULD BE IN YOUR BEST TEEN BOOKS LIST?&MILLIE/CHRISTOPHER;IAWT&M/C; I2AWT&M/C; THEY'RE SUCH A GRATE COUPLE.NN MOAR ESCAPIST BOOK SERIESREAD THE CHRESTOMANCI BOOKS WITH ME!


    2. I have technically read al the Chrestomanci books before, but only individually as I found them years and years ago when I first discovered the marvellous Diana Wynne Jones. I adore Christopher Chant, possible more than I like the actual books he appears in (not to say they aren't wonderful, I just like other works by Jones more). I'm a sucker for an elegant, slightly dickish enchanter. I am amused by the books that seem to be about other people and he just shows up near the end to be disappoint [...]


    3. Simply magicalAn entertaining collection of well written stories. Just as enjoyable today as they where 15 years ago. Can not wait to share them with the children.


    4. It was actually the kobo edition, but whatever. I wish I'd discovered Diana Wynne Jones as a kid, and I'm delighted that I got to read these books with my kids.


    5. Ive just rediscovered these books after a lifetime of searching! these were the first fantasy books that I read when I was about 8, definitely need to order and re read them asap!


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