Dark Lord of Derkholm (Derkholm Series #1)

Dark Lord of Derkholm (Derkholm Series #1)

by Diana Wynne Jones

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Mr. Chesney operates Pilgrim Parties, a tour group that takes paying participants into an outer realm where the inhabitants play frightening and foreboding roles. The time has come to end the staged madness . . . but can it really be stopped? Master storyteller Diana Wynne Jones serves up twists and turns, introduces Querida, Derk, Blade, and Shona and a remarkable cast of wizards, soldiers, kings, dragons, and griffins, and mixes in a lively dash of humor. With all the ingredients of high fantasy, this unforgettable novel will delight fans old and new.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780064473361
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 04/10/2001
Series: Derkholm Series , #1
Edition description: 1ST HARPER
Pages: 528
Sales rank: 130,704
Product dimensions: 4.19(w) x 6.75(h) x 1.32(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

In a career spanning four decades, award-winning author Diana Wynne Jones (1934‒2011) wrote more than forty books of fantasy for young readers. Characterized by magic, multiple universes, witches and wizards—and a charismatic nine-lived enchanter—her books are filled with unlimited imagination, dazzling plots, and an effervescent sense of humor that earned her legendary status in the world of fantasy.

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