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eBook The Pinhoe Egg (Chrestomanci Books) ePub

by Diana Wynne Jones

  • ISBN: 1417818824
  • Category: Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Subcategory: For Children
  • Author: Diana Wynne Jones
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: San Val (October 2007)
  • ePub book: 1794 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1333 kb
  • Other: mobi doc txt lrf
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Votes: 724

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The Pinhoe Egg. A Chrestomanci Book. Other Books by Diana Wynne Jones.

The Pinhoe Egg. Chapter One. At the beginning of the Summer holidays, while Chrestomanci and his family were still in the south of France, Marianne Pinhoe and her brother, Joe, walked reluctantly up the steep main street of Ulverscote. They had been summoned by Gammer Pinhoe. Gammer was head of Pinhoe witchcraft in Ulverscote and wherever Pinhoes were, from Bowbridge to Hopton, and from Uphelm to Helm St. Mary.

All of the Chrestomanci books have been concerned, one way or another, with the evil that parents and parental figures and family members can do to their young protagonists and to children in general - often for the most banal of reasons. It was a bit breathtaking to realize how deep the evil ran.

Chrestomanci himself, the strongest enchanter in the world, is sure to be interested in the egg-and interference from the Big Man is the last thing . In this new Chrestomanci book, Diana Wynne Jones is at her most magical.

Chrestomanci himself, the strongest enchanter in the world, is sure to be interested in the egg-and interference from the Big Man is the last thing Marianne's family of secret rogue witches wants. But how much longer can the Pinhoes keep their secrets? Gammer, the leaderof the clan, has gone mad, a powerfulbad luck spell is wreaking havoc, and there's an unexplained plague of frogs. Not to mention the mysterious barrierCat finds in the forest. Marianne and Cat may be the only two who can set things right.

Поиск книг и журналов. Witch Week ConradтАЩs Fate The Pinhoe Egg Mixed Magics: Four Tales of Chrestomanci The Chronicles of Chrestomanci, Volume I The Chronicles of Chrestomanci, Volume II. Diana Wynne Jones - Chrestomanci - The Pinhoe Egg (Jones Diana Wynne). 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63.

I recently discovered that Diana Wynne Jones had written this as a follow-up, and gave it a try. It was wonderful - I was afraid that the follow-up would not have the same charm as the original, but it is just as magical as I remember.

In this new Chrestomanci book, Diana Wynne Jones is at her most magical. But first Marianne must accept her own powerful magic, and Cat must uncover the secrets behind the mystical Pinhoe Egg.

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He sat on his bed in his round turret room wondering what kind of magic might stop his legs and his behind and his back aching. Or one part of him anyway.

He sat on his bed in his round turret room wondering what kind of magic might stop his legs and his behind and his back aching. Or one part of him anyway mb from the neck down and was wondering what the best way was to do it, when there was a knock at his door. Thinking it must be Roger being more than usually polite, Cat said, I’m here, but I’m performing nameless rites. There was a feeling of hesitation outside the door. Then, very slowly and cautiously, the handle turned and the door was pushed open.

Glorious new rejacket of a Diana Wynne Jones favourite, featuring Chrestomanci – now a book with extra bits! .

Glorious new rejacket of a Diana Wynne Jones favourite, featuring Chrestomanci – now a book with extra bits! Spells always have consequences and it's Chrestomanci's job to make sure everything is safely under control. Even so, in the village around Chrestomanci Castle, all sorts of secret magical misuse is going on. And when Cat Chant finds the Pinhoe egg, chaos is just the beginning! A masterpiece of magic, mayhem and mirth!

Glorious new rejacket of a Diana Wynne Jones favourite, featuring Chrestomanci – now a book with extra bits! Spells always have consequences and it's Chrestomanci's job to make sure everything is safely under control. And when Cat Chant finds the Pinhoe egg, chaos is just the beginning! A masterpiece of magic, mayhem and mirth! Read on the Scribd mobile app. Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.

Comments

Neol Neol
This is a first rate fantasy tale even if you do not believe in the supernatural. That is how well written it is. Sure, magic plays an important role, but what matters are the characters and their stories. It is more like a well written work of science fiction yarn than it is your usual wizards and lizards fare.
Hiclerlsi Hiclerlsi
However, a deal of that is probably due to my liking for the characters of Chrestomanci (Christopher) and Cat. The story is entertaining, if a bit gruesome at the end, and the new characters are pretty well fleshed-out (except I kept getting all those Aunts and Great-Aunts jumbled in my mind!). The one thing that puzzled me is that in earlier Chrestomanci stories (The Lives of Christopher Chant and Charmed Life), people are always coming and going from towns near Chrestomanci Castle, with no problems, but in this book [where the background of the story has been going on for many hundreds of years] people have trouble getting to some of the towns without an escort from the Pinhoe family. I'm not familiar with the geopolitical setup of English towns; perhaps there really are this many different small towns within eyeshot of the Castle. Otherwise, a great read, worth staying up late to finish.
Dodo Dodo
I liked this author a lot as a kid, and found the Chrestomanci books I'd already read on Kindle, so I ordered the others. This one in particular I wanted to get in paper format, so I could make my Mom read it (She has yet to accept the "ebook" readers...we love her anyway). The book arrived in good condition, and early. There were also illustrations included in the book that didn't make it into the ebook, which I liked paging through.
Fast Lovebird Fast Lovebird
I have read several books by this author, all extremely well-written and thoroughly enjoyable, but this may be the best of the best. Great story, memorable characters, witty humor and beautifully crafted descriptions that make the scenery and characters come alive. A classic that is sure to please readers of all ages.
Malodor Malodor
I loved the Chronicles of Chrestomanci and the characters of Cat Chant and the adult Chrestomanci when I was younger. I recently discovered that Diana Wynne Jones had written this as a follow-up, and gave it a try. It was wonderful - I was afraid that the follow-up would not have the same charm as the original, but it is just as magical as I remember.
Ishnjurus Ishnjurus
This book takes up the story of Eric "Cat" Chant, who will be the next Chrestomanci, about a year after Charmed Life.

It is indeed a page turner, with a far more complex story to tell than Charmed Life, a tale of dark and secretive magics in the villages around Chrestomanci Castle, somehow hidden from the incumbent. In addition to Chant, now aged perhaps 12 or 13, we have two young Pinhoe children to root for. There is very little doubt what the outcome will be--all will end happily for the kids, and they will be able to find their own ways--the real question is how we will get there.

A certain suspension of disbelief is required to believe that Chrestomanci Castle could sit in the middle of a group of villages, for hundreds of years, and the castle folk unable to visit the villages without a local escort--and no one noticed? And there were extensive records of the highly magical local folk held by the librarian--and no one at the Castle knew? Not Jones' strongest points.

While Cat shows more of an ability to stand up for himself (always a character flaw), much of the action seems to happen almost of itself. The denouement seems to happen almost in spite of Marianne Pinhoe, the main protagonist, who goes from hating her family for immature reasons to hating her family for very good reasons.

Perhaps the most disappointing near absence is that of Janet Chant, remembered from Charmed Life as the girl drawn in from (most likely) our world in place of Cat's sister Gwendolyn. Her common sense guided Cat through that book. Here, she is barely present except as a (briefly) horse- and (starting to be) boy-crazy teenager subject to enthusiasms. The book is the poorer for her loss.

Good, interesting story, nonetheless.
Minha Minha
One of her very best books. Excellent character development, great story, very touching!
The Chrestomanci series is great! But start with the first one.