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Diana Wynne Jones


UK (1934 - 2011)

Diana Wynne Jones was a British writer, principally of fantasy novels for children and adults, as well as a small amount of non-fiction. Some of her better-known works include the Chrestomanci series and the novels Howl's Moving Castle and Dark Lord of Derkholm.
 
Series contributed to
Power of ThreeThe Magicians of Caprona
 
Anthologies edited
Hidden TurningsFantasy StoriesSpellbound: Fantasy Stories
 
Non fiction
The Skiver's GuideThe Tough Guide to Fantasyland: The Essential Guide to Fantasy TravelReflections
 
Anthologies containing stories by Diana Wynne Jones
Gaslight and GhostsHidden TurningsArrows of ErosDigital Dreams
Fantasy StoriesFantasy StoriesBruce Coville's UFOs
 
Short stories
Who Got Rid of Angus Flint? [short story] (1978)
The Four Grannies (1980)
Dragon Reserve, Home Eight (1984)
The Green Stone (1988)
Chair Person [short story] (1989)
The Master (1989)
Mela Worms (1989)
Nad and Dan adn Quaffy (1990)


Awards
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1985) : Archer's Goon
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature nominee (1986) : Fire and Hemlock
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (1996) : A Sudden Wild Magic
World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement winner (2007)


Books about Diana Wynne Jones
Four British Fantasists: Place and Culture in the Children's Fantasies of Penelope Lively, Alan Garner, Diana Wynne Jones, and Susan Cooper
 
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The Thief Lord
The Thief Lord (2000)
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"My enjoyment of Thief Lord grew and grew as I read it... and I loved the offbeat ending."
Coraline
Coraline (2002)
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"The most splendidly original, weird, and frightening book I have read, and yet full of things children will love."
Ingledove
Ingledove (2005)
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"Ingledove is a marvelous book. I loved it."
Cryoburn
Cryoburn (2010)
(Vorkosigan, book 16)
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"It is such a delight to read something by such a good writer, who now seems to be writing at the height of her powers. . . I really have seldom enjoyed a book so much . . I couldn't turn the pages fast enough."
Found
Found (2010)
(Magic Thief, book 3)
Sarah Prineas
"I couldn't put it down. Wonderful, exciting stuff!"
Frogspell
Frogspell (2010)
(Frogspell, book 1)
C J Busby
"Great fun!"



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