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An unexpected pleasure

The Islands of Chaldea by Diana Wynne Jones, Ursula Jones  The appearance of this book has been an unexpected pleasure for any Diana Wynne Jones fan, being the book that she was working on when she died, and for that you can forgive…

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Equally Cursed and Blessed

This weekend, one of my favourite authors of all time, Diana Wynne Jones, died. I knew that she had been badly ill but it still came as a bit of a shock, after all she was still very much, actively,…

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DWJ Week: The Power of 7

I have been challenged by Jane to come up with my Top Seven Diana Wynne Jones books – that’s seven books for seven days of the DWJ week. Seven books, I thought, that sounds easy I can come up with…

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DWJ Week: Inspired by greatness

I’m going to write about Fire & Hemlock again, but this time from the perspective of the writer, ispired to write because of it. One of the things I love about Fire & Hemlock is its rich use of source…

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DWJ Week: The First and The Last

It’s Diana Wynne Jones week this week, and I’ve been taking my time in deciding how best to celebrate this fact, and which book to review. My friend Jane has already reviewed Fire & Hemlock, my all time favourite Diana…

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Wish List

There are certain books, for which the publication of them, is an event. I’m just hoping that Diana Wynne Jones’s new book, Enchanted Glass is every bit as good as her last, House Of Many Ways, and not one of…

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Diana Wynne Jones: An Appreciation

For some, it is Charmed Life that stands out as their favourite book by this acclaimed author. Certainly the world of Crestomanci, either as boy or magician, is an enticing one, however, for me the book that stands out as…

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