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The Magicians of Caprona - Diana Wynne Jones
The Magicians of Caprona
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Tonino is the only person in the famous Montana household who wasn't born with an instinct for creating spells, but he has other gifts.His ability to communicate with cats just might help defend the city of Caprona against a mysterious enchanter -- but only if Tonino can learn to cooperate with a... show more
Tonino is the only person in the famous Montana household who wasn't born with an instinct for creating spells, but he has other gifts.His ability to communicate with cats just might help defend the city of Caprona against a mysterious enchanter -- but only if Tonino can learn to cooperate with a girl from the hated Petrocchi family of spell-makers.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780060298784 (0060298782)
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: Chrestomanci (#4)
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target acquired
target acquired rated it
4.0
another splendid entry in the Chrestomanci cycle! this wonderful little series about multiple dimensions, magic, and the trans-dimensional authority on magic known as the "Chrestomanci" has been a real light in my life whenever i open up a new book. what a lovely and pleasing breath of fresh air.The...
MiriamReads
MiriamReads rated it
2.0 The Magicians of Caprona (Chrestomanci Books)
There are better Romeo-and-Juliet-with-magic books AND better turned-into-puppets books.
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
3.0 The Magicians of Caprona (Chrestomanci, #2)
DWJ Book Toast, #4Diana 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...
A woman in the shape of a monster
A woman in the shape of a monster rated it
4.0
This novel was a pleasure to read through and through. I especially loved the lilting tone, as well as the laugh-out-loud dialogue she peppers throughout the story. There’s a lot of tension and excitement, and DWJ never hesitates and playing out genuinely distressing–even downright scary–events in t...
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it
4.0
This installment in the fantastic Chrestomanci series does not disappoint! Like the first two books (Charmed Life and The lives of Christopher Chant) this story is set in world Twelve A (a world parallel to our own where magic is commonplace). However, in this installment we’re whisked away from E...
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