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The Game - Diana Wynne Jones
The Game
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4.00 15
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780007267132 (0007267134)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 The Game
Hayley is packed off to Ireland to visit with her aunts and finds chaos, quite unlike life with her Grandma and Grandpa. There she also finds "the Game" where her cousins and herself find themselves in the Mythosphere, where the stories live and grow. It's full of interesting aspects of legend and...
A Sea of Stars
A Sea of Stars rated it
3.5 stars.At first I was dubious considering that I was quite confused and left wondering what on earth was going on. But as the story progressed and the pennies dropped one by one, I found myself thinking that this was quite an enjoyable short story. If only it were longer! If the characters were m...
Kaethe rated it
The beginning is a bit bewildering, and it reminds me of nothing so much as Zelazny's The Chronicles of Amber. I love the way it all fits together, and I appreciated the note at the end, filling in explanations. What can I say? I'm a sucker for stories where the poor little orphan turns out to be...
Bookloving writer
Bookloving writer rated it
4.0 The Game (Firebird)
This story feels a bit short, almost unfinished. As usual DWJ:s writing is excellent and she creates memorable, interesting characters, however. This novella just feels more like a short story. There are so many characters but you only get to know a few of them. I guess I would have liked a little m...
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
A YA Fantasy novel about a girl raised by her grandparents who discovers that her extended family are all characters from Greek mythology. It is not an adventure story like Lightening Thief, but rather a story about achieving independence and reconnecting with family. It feels like much more could...
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