Charmed Life (Chrestomanci #1)

Author(s): Diana Wynne Jones

Middle Fiction

A bewitching comic fantasy by a
master of the supernatural


Cat doesn't mind living in the shadow of his sister, Gwendolen, the most promising young witch ever seen on Coven Street. But trouble starts brewing the moment the two orphans are summoned to live in Chrestomanci Castle. Frustrated that the witches of the castle refuse to acknowledge her talents, Gwendolen conjures up a scheme that could throw whole worlds out of whack.

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Diana Wynne Jones spent her childhood in Essex and has been writing fantasy novels for children since 1973. With her unique combination of magic, humour and imagination, she has been enthralling children and adults with her work ever since. She won the Guardian Award in 1977 with Charmed Life, was runner-up for the Children's Book Award in 1981, and was twice runner-up for the Carnegie Medal. In November 2007 she was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the World Fantasy Association. She is married with three sons, and lives in Bristol with her husband.

General Fields

  • : 9780007255290
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Limited
  • : Harper Element
  • : May 2007
  • : 197mm X 130mm X 21mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Diana Wynne Jones
  • : Paperback
  • : 706
  • : English
  • : 823.9/14
  • : 288
  • : (chapter heads line illustrations)