Charmed Life

Charmed Life

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Welcome to the worlds of Chrestomanci, where magic is as common as mathematics!


Welcome to the worlds of Chrestomanci, where magic is as common as mathematics!


INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHOR AS WELL AS SPECIAL LINKED ESSAYS ON EVERYTHING FROM THE THE WORLDS OF CHRESTOMANCI


Everybody says that Gwendolyn Chant is a gifted witch with astonishing powers, so it suits her enormously when she is taken to live in Chrestomanci Castle. Her brother Eric (better known as Cat) is not so keen, for he has no talent for magic at all.


However, life with the great enchanter is not what either of them expects and sparks begin to fly!


Winner of the Guardian Award.
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Product details

  • PerfectBound
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0060511656
  • 9780060511654

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"...Her hallmarks include laugh-aloud humour, plenty of magic and imaginative array of alternate worlds. Yet, at the same time, a great seriousness is present in all of her novels, a sense of urgency that links Jones's most outrageous plots to her readers' hopes and fears..."
Publishers Weekly


"Truly magical - guaranteed to leave you gasping - even hotter than Potter"
The Bookseller
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About Diana Wynne Jones

Diana Wynne Jones (1934-2011) spent her childhood in Essex and began writing fantasy novels for children in the 1970s. With her unique combination of magic, humour and imagination, she enthralled generations of children and adults with her work. She won the Guardian Award in 1977 with Charmed Life, was runner-up for the Children's Book Award in 1981 and was twice runner-up for the Carnegie Medal.
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4 37% (9,313)
3 21% (5,255)
2 5% (1,225)
1 3% (684)
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