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The Islands of Chaldea - Ursula Jones, Diana Wynne Jones
The Islands of Chaldea
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780007542239 (0007542232)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 274
Edition language: English
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A Sea of Stars
A Sea of Stars rated it
2.5 The Islands of Chaldea
As much as I tried to get into this book, I couldn't. I liked Aileen and Aunt Beck and all the rest of the crew and it had a nice questing atmosphere, but for some unknown reason, it didn't make much of an impression on me. Additionally, it is rather a slow go until the last 50 pages or so. It odd...
The Person From Porlock
The Person From Porlock rated it
5.0 The Islands of Chaldea - Diana Wynne Jones
The Islands of Chaldea is a bittersweet little book-mostly because it is Wynne Jones' last. It was published posthumously, and it wasn't completely when it was found, and thus it had to be completed by her sister, herself a children's author. It takes place in an alternate universe Great Britain, wh...
Blogging Between the Lines
Blogging Between the Lines rated it
5.0 The Islands of Chaldea
I absolutely loved this book. It is fanciful, dramatic, clever, and beautiful. Diana Wynne Jones' last story is a masterpiece. Reminiscent of Clive Barker's ""Abarat"" series and J.R.R. Tolkien's ""The Hobbit"", ""The Islands of Chaldea"" is an epic fantasy quest contained within the pages of a sing...
TsalagiWriter
TsalagiWriter rated it
5.0 The Islands of Chaldea by Diana Wynne Jones
Aileen doesn't know if she'll ever become a Wise Woman after failing her initiation. She want to the Place and nothing happened for her. But soon the High King sends Aileen and her Aunt Beck on a quest to finally left the barrier that separates them and Logra. Aileens a bit suspicious of the quest...
Andrea K Höst
Andrea K Höst rated it
Number One book I'm looking forward to.
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