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The Pinhoe Egg - Diana Wynne Jones
The Pinhoe Egg
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3.89 185
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780061131240 (0061131245)
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Pages no: 528
Edition language: English
Series: Chrestomanci (#6)
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XOX rated it
4.5 Magic should not be hidden
Aunt Gammar was mad and was removed from her house. Marianne Pinhoe lives near by and went back to the castle. Cat has magic in him and he found an egg. Turned out the egg is a griffin egg and it hatched. The story go much faster from then on. I like what Millie said about the new bully reli...
Kaethe rated it
2011 December 30Kids let loose in an Edwardian setting to have adventures and get into trouble. Feuding clans in neighboring villages (not murderously, though). And magic everywhere. Such a fun read.***2013 April 24I picked it up again because it was there on the library shelf, tempting me. And then...
wealhtheow rated it
In the offkilter world of Chrestomanci, in which enchanters and early twentieth century technology exist side-by-side, Christopher "Cat" Chant is a young boy still training his magic. While exploring the woods, he comes across mysterious magical barricades and a forest that seems oddly empty. Mean...
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Saddened by the passing of Diana Wynne Jones, I thought it appropriate to commemorate her by dipping into her vast bibliography of books. She can be a charming writer, with interesting characters, gentle humor, pointed social commentary, and creative plotting and world-building. An unplanned stop at...
cindywho rated it
I'm sad to finish the last of the Chrestomanci stories. This one was a little unfocused, jumping from Cat's new adventures with animals to the woes of the Pinhoe siblings who are dealing with an oppressive family. Witches, enchanters, griffins, unicorns and faeries all converge into a sweet muddle...
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