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The lives of Christopher Chant

Author: Diana Wynne Jones
Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView 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. At night Christopher can leave his body and travel from London to other worlds. Fantasy Literature for Children and Young Adults, 4th ed. After Christopher discovers that his dreams are so realistic that he can actually  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jones, Diana Wynne.
Lives of Christopher Chant.
New York : Greenwillow Books, ©1988
(OCoLC)632737217
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Wynne Jones
ISBN: 0688078060 9780688078065
OCLC Number: 16755075
Description: 230 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Diana Wynne Jones.

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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. At night Christopher can leave his body and travel from London to other worlds. Fantasy Literature for Children and Young Adults, 4th ed. After Christopher discovers that his dreams are so realistic that he can actually visit other worlds and bring things back from them, he must decide whether his beloved uncle's encouragement of these expeditions is altruistic or part of a frightening illegal scheme. Carnegie Medal Commended Book, 1988. This book is a prequel to Charmed Life (1978), The Magicians of Caprona (1980), and Witch Week (1982). Outstanding Quality. Library of Congress Summary. 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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