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The Dark Lord of Derkholm

Author: Diana Wynne Jones
Publisher: London : HarperCollins Children's Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A hilarious adventure about a fantasy world in danger of destruction from that most vile of threats ... tourism .Winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature in 1999. A humorous fantasy from Diana Wynne Jones. In a world next door to ours, the tourist industry is devastating the population by its desire to experience all the fantasy cliches - Dark Lords, impoverished villages, dragons etc. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Teen fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Wynne Jones
ISBN: 9780007507573 0007507577 0007507593 9780007507597
OCLC Number: 841183942
Notes: Originally published: London: Gollancz, 1998.
Target Audience: 11+.
Description: 508 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Diana Wynne Jones.

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A hilarious adventure about a fantasy world in danger of destruction from that most vile of threats... tourism .Winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature in 1999.  Read more...

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