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Charmed Life

Charmed Life (Paperback, ePub edition)

By Jones, Diana Wynne

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

ISBN 9780007255290
Barcode 9780007255290
Published 1 June 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers
Format Paperback, ePub edition
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Series Essential Modern Classics (part: 1)
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ISBN-13 9780007255290
ISBN-10 0007255292
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins
Publication Date 1 June 2007
International Publication Date 2 April 2007
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, ePub edition
Edition ePub edition
Author(s) By Jones, Diana Wynne
Series Essential Modern Classics (part: 1)
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 21mm
Weight 270g
Interest Age 0-5 years
Reading Age 0-5 years
Library of Congress Chrestomanci (Fictitious character), Juvenile fiction
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Welcome to the worlds of Chrestomanci, where magic is as common as mathematics! 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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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review !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
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

DIANA WYNNE JONES was born in August 1934 in London, where she had a chaotic and unsettled childhood against the background of World War II. The family moved around a lot, finally settling in rural Essex. As children, Diana and her two sisters were deprived of a good, steady supply of books by a father, 'who could beat Scrooge in a meanness contest'. So, armed with a vivid imagination and an insatiable quest for good books to read, she decided that she would have to write them herself.

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