Imatge de l'autor

Diana Wynne Jones (1934–2011)

Autor/a de Howl's Moving Castle

107+ obres 71,466 Membres 1,743 Ressenyes 490 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Diana Wynne Jones was born in London on August 16, 1934. In 1953, she began school at St. Anne's College Oxford and attended lectures by J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis. After graduation, she created plays for children that were performed at the London Arts Theatre. Her first book was published in mostra'n més 1973. She wrote over 40 books during her lifetime including Dark Lord of Derkholm, Earwig and the Witch, and the Chrestomanci series. She won numerous awards including the Guardian Award for Children's Books in 1977 for Charmed Life, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award in 1984 for Archer's Goon, the Mythopeic Award in 1999, the Karl Edward Wagner Award in 1999, and the Life Achievement Award from the World Fantasy Organization in 2007. Her book Howl's Moving Castle was adapted into an animated film by director Hayao Miyazaki, and the film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. She died from lung cancer on March 26, 2011 at the age of 76. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys


Obres de Diana Wynne Jones

Howl's Moving Castle (1986) 12,269 exemplars
Castle in the Air (1990) 4,276 exemplars
House of Many Ways (2008) 3,135 exemplars
Charmed Life (1977) 2,718 exemplars
Dark Lord of Derkholm (1998) 2,440 exemplars
Fire and Hemlock (1985) 2,139 exemplars
Witch Week (1982) 1,886 exemplars
The Lives of Christopher Chant (1988) 1,880 exemplars
Conrad's Fate (2005) 1,725 exemplars
The Merlin Conspiracy (2003) 1,724 exemplars
Deep Secret (1997) 1,682 exemplars
Year of the Griffin (2000) 1,620 exemplars
The Magicians of Caprona (1980) 1,615 exemplars
Dogsbody (1975) 1,470 exemplars
The Pinhoe Egg (2006) 1,461 exemplars
A Tale of Time City (1987) 1,341 exemplars
Hexwood (1993) 1,246 exemplars
Cart and Cwidder (1975) 1,178 exemplars
Archer's Goon (1984) 1,164 exemplars
Mixed Magics (1982) 1,150 exemplars
The Homeward Bounders (1981) 1,043 exemplars
Power of Three (1976) 987 exemplars
The Spellcoats (1979) 983 exemplars
The Time of the Ghost (1981) 962 exemplars
Drowned Ammet (1977) 956 exemplars
Enchanted Glass (2010) 900 exemplars
The Crown of Dalemark (1993) 883 exemplars
The Game (2007) 862 exemplars
Eight Days of Luke (1975) 788 exemplars
A Sudden Wild Magic (1992) 777 exemplars
The Ogre Downstairs (1974) 756 exemplars
Black Maria (1991) 644 exemplars
Wilkins' Tooth (1973) 562 exemplars
The Islands of Chaldea (2014) 383 exemplars
Fantasy Stories (1994) — Editor — 324 exemplars
Earwig and the Witch (2011) 309 exemplars
Wild Robert (1989) 267 exemplars
The Dalemark Quartet (2003) 215 exemplars
Minor Arcana (1996) 178 exemplars
Stealer of Souls [short story] (2002) 162 exemplars
Hidden Turnings: A Collection of Stories Through Time and Space (1989) — Editor; Col·laborador — 132 exemplars
Changeover (1970) 100 exemplars
Everard's Ride (1995) 70 exemplars
Yes Dear (1992) 67 exemplars
Puss in Boots (Everystory) (1999) 53 exemplars
The Skiver's Guide (1984) 50 exemplars
Vile Visitors (2012) 35 exemplars
Enna Hittims (2006) 35 exemplars
The Four Grannies (1980) 34 exemplars
Who Got Rid of Angus Flint? (1978) 33 exemplars
Freaky Families (2013) 26 exemplars
Chair Person (1989) 21 exemplars
La casa per ognidove (2014) 5 exemplars
Poems (2019) 4 exemplars
Joboy 2 exemplars
Yürüyen Şato 3 1 exemplars
yürüyen Şato 2 1 exemplars
Yürüyen Şato 1 1 exemplars
Puss In Boots/Brave Magic (1999) 1 exemplars
Books 1 exemplars
Fantasy Land (2004) 1 exemplars
El castell ambulant (rústica) (2022) 1 exemplars

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The Phantom Tollbooth (1961) — Introducció, algunes edicions17,533 exemplars
Viatge al centre de la Terra (1864) — Introducció, algunes edicions14,920 exemplars
Stories: All-New Tales (2010) — Col·laborador — 1,393 exemplars
Unnatural Creatures (2013) — Col·laborador — 1,245 exemplars
Firebirds: An Anthology of Original Fantasy and Science Fiction (2003) — Col·laborador — 818 exemplars
Howl's Moving Castle [2004 film] (2004) — Original story — 683 exemplars
The Dragon Book: Magical Tales from the Masters of Modern Fantasy (2009) — Col·laborador — 397 exemplars
Now We Are Sick: An Anthology of Nasty Verse (1991) — Col·laborador — 347 exemplars
The Wand in the Word: Conversations with Writers of Fantasy (2006) — Col·laborador — 238 exemplars
The Mammoth Book of Sorcerers' Tales (2004) — Col·laborador — 164 exemplars
Hecate's Cauldron (1982) — Col·laborador — 149 exemplars
Howl's Moving Castle, Volume 1 (2004) — Adapted from, algunes edicions136 exemplars
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume Four (2010) — Col·laborador — 128 exemplars
The Big Book of Modern Fantasy (2020) — Col·laborador — 109 exemplars
Nebula Awards Showcase 2008 (2008) — Col·laborador — 91 exemplars
Mystery Stories: An Intriguing Collection (1996) — Col·laborador — 89 exemplars
The Kingfisher Treasury of Witch and Wizard Stories (1996) — Col·laborador — 68 exemplars
The Random House Book of Fantasy Stories (1963) — Col·laborador — 66 exemplars
Digital Dreams (1990) — Col·laborador — 61 exemplars
Year's Best Fantasy 7 (2007) — Col·laborador — 60 exemplars
Arrows of Eros (1989) — Col·laborador — 43 exemplars
Things That Go Bump in the Night: A Collection of Original Stories (1989) — Col·laborador — 29 exemplars
The Wizard's Den: Spellbinding Stories of Magic & Magicians (2001) — Col·laborador — 23 exemplars
Earwig and the Witch [2020 film] (2020) — Original book — 14 exemplars
Love Stories (1997) — Col·laborador — 11 exemplars
Guardian Angels (1987) — Col·laborador — 11 exemplars
Gaslight and Ghosts (1988) — Col·laborador — 9 exemplars
Bruce Coville's UFOs (2000) — Col·laborador — 8 exemplars
Hundreds and Hundreds (1984) — Col·laborador — 8 exemplars
Secret City: Strange Tales of London (1997) — Col·laborador — 5 exemplars
The Cat-Flap and the Apple Pie and Other Funny Stories (1979) — Col·laborador — 2 exemplars
Young Winter's Tales 3 (1972) — Col·laborador — 1 exemplars
Young Winter's Tales 8 (1978) — Col·laborador — 1 exemplars
Young Winter's Tales 6 (1975) — Col·laborador — 1 exemplars
Heartache (1990) — Col·laborador — 1 exemplars
Sisters (Mammoth Contents) (1998) — Col·laborador — 1 exemplars


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More than just being an enjoyable read, this collection is a thoughtful read. Every time I have read it I discover at least one or two new layers to think about in at least one or two of the stories. The stories themselves, of course, vary in terms of how much thought they require and inspire.

My favourite story from the collection is 'What the Cat Told Me', definitely, though as a writer 'nad and Dan adn Quaffy' has its own kind of draw to it. . .

The stories are very distinct from each other, and the entire book is a lovely read, which is really no surprise, coming from this author.… (més)
Kalira | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | May 15, 2024 |
While I like all of her stuff (and this was not exception), I'm pretty disappointed with it. I knew I had read it previously, but when I saw it in the library I had *no idea* what it was about, which suggested to me that I should re-read it. Bah. The first 90% of the book is fabulous - intricate, lots of things happening, lots of mystery about what is going on. And then the ending just kind of wraps it all up, in an untidy pile, and pretends that everything has been sorted out. Almost like she got bored, or she got most of the way through, wrote some notes about how it all worked out, and someone finished it for her.

(update, 2024: and now, a decade and a half after reading, I have zero memory of this book -- I'm transferring reviews from elsewhere, and this one tells me nothing!)
… (més)
fred_mouse | Hi ha 45 ressenyes més | May 10, 2024 |
A surprisingly charming book, with plenty of lovable characters, whimsical moments, and laugh-out-loud moments. It seems to be written as a bit of a young adult book, but I think older ones will enjoy it too.
dwagon17 | Hi ha 19 ressenyes més | Apr 29, 2024 |
The beginning of this story had one of the most interesting first chapters. I loved that it poked fun at other well-known fairytales.
Unfortunately, I did not enjoy the rest as much. I do believe that many would love it, but it just wasn't what I was expecting.

Tropes: This book consistantly brings in tropes from all sorts of fairytales thoughout the story.

Content: nothing to worry about

3 Stars
libraryofemma | Hi ha 438 ressenyes més | Apr 18, 2024 |


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