The Worlds of Chrestomanci
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  • 1
    A Charmed Life: The Worlds of Chrestomanci, Book 1 | Diana Wynne Jones

    A Charmed Life: The Worlds of Chrestomanci, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Diana Wynne Jones
    • Narrated By Gerard Doyle
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    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.

    A Delightful Read!

    I grew up reading the books of Diana Wynne Jones as a pre-teen and teenager and it was most wonderful to be able to return to her work as an adult. <..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 27 2005 by Amazon Customer (St. Louis, MO)
  • 2
    The Magicians of Caprona | Diana Wynne Jones

    The Magicians of Caprona

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Diana Wynne Jones
    • Narrated By Gerard Doyle
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    From the Chrestomanci series comes book number three, The Magicians of Caprona. For years, the Montana family has feuded with the Petrocchi family. But Tonino Montana must seek help from the Petrocchis, and a special cat, to save the city of Caprona and prove he deserves to live among the spell-makers.

    An excellent, magical book

    "Magicians of Caprona", one of the original "Chrestomacni Quartet" before Jones went and wrote two more, is still one of my favorites. This audiobook ..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 05 2012 by Goldeen (Three Rivers, CA, United States)
  • 3
    Witch Week: Chronicles of Chrestomanci | Diana Wynne Jones

    Witch Week: Chronicles of Chrestomanci

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Diana Wynne Jones
    • Narrated By Gerard Doyle
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    The students in class 6B become nervous when their teacher receives an anonymous note claiming someone in the room is a witch. For in this society, witches are outlawed, whether they are good or bad. In fact, witches are burned at the stake, because that's the law.

    Alternate historys in fantasy world settings

    Diana Wynne Jones has been one of my favorite authors for over thirty years. I bought "A Tale Of Time City," when I was young and fell in love with h..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 04 2012 by Patrick W (Colorado)
  • 4
    The Lives of Christopher Chant | Diana Wynne Jones

    The Lives of Christopher Chant

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Diana Wynne Jones
    • Narrated By Gerard Doyle
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    Christopher Chant has no real power. He can't perform spells or do anything magical. However, he does possess something that most humans do not. Christopher has nine lives. Gerard Doyle's spellbinding narration is sure to capture every listener's attention.

    Fascinating!

    I listened to this with my 7 and 10 year-olds, after enjoying the "A Charmed Life". The characters are interesting and distinct, the plot complicated..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 07 2006 by G. Rokosz ()
  • 5
    Conrad's Fate: The Worlds of Chrestomanci | Diana Wynne Jones

    Conrad's Fate: The Worlds of Chrestomanci

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Diana Wynne Jones
    • Narrated By Gerard Doyle
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    Conrad's Fate is part of the clever and humorous Chrestomanci series. Twelve-year-old Conrad Tesdinic is in disguise as a servant-in-training at Stallery Mansion in the town of Stallchester. He wants to figure out what evil he caused in a past life. He and his friend Christopher Chant are trying to repair Conrad's very bad karma and to discover what mysterious entity is haunting the town.

    loved it

    all the books from this author are great. my daughters love this entire series. my youngest told me to download and listen as i drive and she was ri..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 15 2008 by cindy harp-horn ()
  • 6
    The Pinhoe Egg | Diana Wynne Jones

    The Pinhoe Egg

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Diana Wynne Jones
    • Narrated By Gerard Doyle
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    The Pinhoes don't want the Chrestomanci to find out that they've been misusing their magic, but when Cat finds a mysterious old egg at Gammer's place, the Chrestomanci is sure to notice. Author Diana Wynne Jones has won the prestigious Guardian and Mythopoeic Awards. The Pinhoe Egg, the fifth book in her popular Chrestomanci series, brings back Cat Chant.

    Diana Wynne Jones' Pinhoe Egg

    This is a kids book. However as an adult and also a fan of this authors work, I have to say that I did enjoy this book. The author has a very good m..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 31 2010 by John (Denver, Colorado, United States)
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