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  • Published: New York : Greenwillow Books, 2001, c2000.
  • Year Published: 2000
  • Description: 138 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 0064410188 :
  • 0060297069 :
  • 0060297050 (trade)

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Mixed magics

by Jones, Diana Wynne.

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Call number: J Fiction (Paperback) / Jones, Diana Wynne

Available Copies: Downtown Youth, West Youth

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"Four tales of Chrestomanci"- Cover.

Youth level.

Warlock at the wheel -- Stealer of souls -- Carol Oneir's hundredth dream -- The sage of theare.

Four separate incidents test the power of the Chrestomanci, a powerful enchanter with nine lives, to control misuses of magic on various worlds.

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Who could say no to more Chrestomanci?

If you love Jones' Chrestomanci books, don't miss these short stories! Warlock at the Wheel is somewhat reminiscent of O. Henry's "The Ransom of Red Chief" and, although funny, probably the weakest story of the bunch. Stealer of the Souls features the friendly faces of Cat and Tonino, and thus really feels like it's part of the Chrestomanci canon. I probably enjoyed Carol Oneir's Hundredth Dream the most, probably because I get a kick out of Carol the "child star" and her overly involved mother. The Sage of Theare reminds me the most of reading Chrestomanci for the first time - new, unfamiliar world with a sense of something much larger going on.

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