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A Sudden Wild Magic - Diana Wynne Jones
A Sudden Wild Magic
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3.31 65
Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780380718511 (0380718510)
Publisher: Avon Books
Pages no: 412
Edition language: English
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altheaann
altheaann rated it
One of Diana Wynne Jones' more 'adult' books, but one that will appeal to her fans in general, with its mix of homey appeal, warm humor, fast-paced action and serious themes.The Earth We Know (or at least, an Earth very similar to ours) is secretly watched over by a ring of magical adepts. To their ...
Medusa's Stories
Medusa's Stories rated it
I am fascinated by how often Diana Wynne Jones creates people who I would consider unpleasant in any other circumstance-- liars and cheats, unfaithful and lazy-- and makes me identify with them. And it's not that I think their failures are interesting (it's not the bad boy effect) they just serve to...
TsalagiWriter
TsalagiWriter rated it
I enjoyed this book. It was good, but was a bit confusing at times. There were a lot of characters to keep up with, but overall, it was a enjoyable read. But I didn't enjoy it as much as other books I've read by Diana Wynne Jones. I know this book was written for adults and is quite a bit different ...
Vera
Vera rated it
This author writes such crotchety annoying female characters I can't help but see her as the Claire Denis of fiction: all about the lissomly pretty or charmingly offbeat or otherwise special young men of which there are no lack in this story. Don't you sometimes get cross at authors who annoy and en...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
3.0
Certainly not my favorite of Jones’s books. It combines elements of Deep Secret and Hexwood but somehow missing the compelling quality of either. [Mar. 2010]
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