The Pinhoe Egg by Diana Wynne Jones

(9.0/10) A masterpiece of magic, mayhem and mirth!

Spells always have consequences and it's Chrestomanci's job to make sure everything is safely under control. Even so, in the village around Chrestomanci Castle, all sorts of secret magical misuse is going on. And when Cat Chant finds the Pinhoe egg, chaos is just the beginning! A masterpiece of magic, mayhem and mirth!

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All reviews for Diana Wynne Jones's The Chrestomanci Series series

Charmed Life

The Chrestomanci Series: Book 1 written by Diana Wynne Jones

Orphans Eric Chant (nicknamed Cat) and his sister Gwendolen, a gifted witch, are whisked away to live in a castle with Chrestromanci, a much-revered man of magic, wealth an [...]

Published: 1977

Our rating: 9.0 | positive reader reviews

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The Magicians of Caprona

The Chrestomanci Series: Book 2 written by Diana Wynne Jones

Tonino is the only person in the famous Montana household who wasn't born with an instinct for creating spells, but he has other gifts. His ability to communicate with [...]

Published: 1980

Our rating: 9.0 | positive reader reviews

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Witch Week

The Chrestomanci Series: Book 3 written by Diana Wynne Jones

When the note, written in ordinary ballpoint, turns up in the homework books Mr Crossley is marking, he is very upset. For this is Larwood House, a school for witch-orphans [...]

Published: 1982

Our rating: 9.0 | positive reader reviews

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The Lives of Christopher Chant

The Chrestomanci Series: Book 4 written by Diana Wynne Jones

Think of a world, almost like our own but a little more genteel and old-fashioned, where magic and witchcraft is as common as mathematics - but just as dangerous in the wro [...]

Published: 1988

Our rating: 9.0 | positive reader reviews

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Mixed Magics

The Chrestomanci Series: Book 5 written by Diana Wynne Jones

The Stealer of Souls combines the inhabitants of Chrestomanci Castle during Charmed Life and one of the young characters from The Magicians of Caprona to great effect, crea [...]

Published: 2000

Our rating: 9.0 | positive reader reviews

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Conrad's Fate

The Chrestomanci Series: Book 6 written by Diana Wynne Jones

‘It’s your fate – this wretched bad karma of yours – that’s the problem,’ said Uncle Alfred. ‘Unless you put right what you did wr [...]

Published: 0000

Our rating: 8.0 | positive reader reviews

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The Pinhoe Egg

The Chrestomanci Series: Book 7 written by Diana Wynne Jones

Spells always have consequences and it's Chrestomanci's job to make sure everything is safely under control. Even so, in the village around Chrestomanci Castle, all [...]

Published: 2006

Our rating: 9.0 | positive reader reviews

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Dogsbody

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