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The Magicians of Caprona
by Diana Wynne Jones (more about Diana Wynne Jones) 738/1 first published 1980
Fantasy and Magic for ages 9 to 13 published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Available from:  Amazon.co.uk
* £3.99, Usually dispatched within 24 hours
Mrs Mad's humble opinion
8/10 You are working hard. Well done.
What's it about?
Can Chrestomanci help the two warring families of Caprona to save their world?
Anything else?
Other books by Diana Wynne Jones include A Sudden Wild Magic, A Tale of Time City, Archer's Goon, Black Maria, Cart and Cwidder, Castle in the Air, Charmed Life, Deep Secret, Dogsbody, Drowned Ammet, Eight Days of Luke, Fantasy Stories, Fire and Hemlock, Hexwood, Hidden Turnings, Howl's Moving Castle, Minor Arcana, Mixed Magics, Power of Three, The Crown of Dalemark, The Dark Lord of Derkholm, The Homeward Bounders, The Lives of Christopher Chant, The Merlin Conspiracy, The Ogre Downstairs, The Spellcoats, The Time of the Ghost, The Tough Guide to Fantasy Land, The Year of the Griffin, Wild Robert, Wilkin's Tooth, Witch Week.
Who says so?
This review by Mrs Mad.
The publisher reckons...
Casa Montana and Casa Petrocchi look after the magical business in the Dukedom of Caprona, watched over by its magnificent guardian statue, the Angel. The families have been feuding for years, so when all the spells start going wrong, each naturally blames the other. Then young Tonino Montana and Angelica Petrocchi disappear. Could the terrible rumours of a White Devil who threatens Caprona be true after all?
And what do you think?
John McLay, Amazon.co.uk
In books by fantasy author Diana Wynne Jones, nothing is ever as it seems. And so it is with one of her finest creations--"The Worlds of Chrestomanci". Here, there are hundreds of other, parallel worlds--each one formed when the result of a big event in h
Kimberley Duncam, Bankhead Academy
I THOUGHT THIS BOOK WAS VERY ENJOYABLE. I FOUND THAT THE NAMES WERE HARD TO READ BUT I GOT THERE IN THE END.THE STORY PLOT WAS GOOD AND I CAN'T WAIT TO READ ANOTHER OF HER BOOKS. I RATE THIS BOOK 9/10
Antonio de Floya, Manila
Amazingly accurate and detailed. Diana Wynne Jones is most definately one of the most talented authors of our time. I loved this book (just like all her others) and would enjoy reading anything else concerning Chrestomanci.
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