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by Diana Wynne Jones
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 6 years ago
Christopher comes from a world with magic, only it appears that Christopher himself is unable to use magic, only in his dreams he is different, travelling worlds that are unlike his own and finding people that interest him. Things change when his uncle finds out what he can do and involves him in e...
target acquired
target acquired rated it 9 years ago
this prequel to [b:Charmed Life|244572|Charmed Life (Chrestomanci, #1)|Diana Wynne Jones|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1173077634s/244572.jpg|6594671] gives the mysterious and urbane Chrestomanci (multi-dimensional policeman of all things magical) his own backstory. this was a wonderful kid's novel, ...
TsalagiWriter rated it 10 years ago
Christopher Chant is a boy with a magical family, but Christopher himself seems to have no magical abilities. He does, however, have one special skill. Whenever he sleeps, he can go to other worlds.Christopher sees this as normal and thinks it is nothing special. But Christopher finds out his gift i...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 10 years ago
DWJ Book Toast, #2Diana Wynne Jones is one of my favorite fantasy authors, growing up and now, and I was saddened by the news of her death. I can't say I'm overcome with emotion - as personal as some of her work is to me, its not like I knew her after all - but I wish I could put into words how I fe...
eschewed rated it 10 years ago
This was my first Diana Wynne Jones book, and the one that made me crave more of her writing. Sentimental.
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it 11 years ago
The Lives of Christopher Chant is the second installment in the six part Chrestomanci series. The events take place about 25 years before those in first story, but I think it's vital to read this one only after having read Charmed Life. The series is a bit like an onion where each story reveals m...
altheaann rated it 12 years ago
In this volume we learn about the boyhood of the enchanter Chrestomanci (who appears in all of these books, but only in this one as the protagonist.) ChristopherChant seems to have no magic at all, but he has a rich dream life, in which it seems he can travel to other worlds - and even bring back ph...
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