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The lives of Christopher Chant : the childhood of Chrestomanci

Author: Diana Wynne Jones
Publisher: London : Collins, 2000, ©1988.
Series: Chrestomanci book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Young Christopher Chant, in training to become the next Chrestomanci or head controller of magic in the world, becomes a key figure in a battle with renegade sorcerers because he has nine lives.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Chrestomanci, (Fictitious character); Chrestomanci, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Wynne Jones
ISBN: 0001857320 9780001857322
OCLC Number: 59436792
Notes: Originally published: London: Methuen Children's, 1988.
Description: 318 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Chrestomanci book.
Responsibility: by Diana Wynne Jones.

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Discovering that he has nine lives and is destined to be the next "Chrestomanci" is not part of Christopher's plans for the future. But destiny is difficult to avoid when an evil smuggler, known as  Read more...

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