Fire and Hemlock*

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Author: Diana Wynne Jones



WYNNE JONES, Diana. Fire and Hemlock. NY: Greenwillow Books [1985]. 8vo, [x] 343pp. Half white cloth stamped in gilt with orange boards embossed on cover. Orange endpapers. A fine copy in publisher's original full-color pictorial dust jacket (not price-clipped). With a laid-in bookplate signed by the author, Diana Wynne Jones.

First Edition. Polly Whittacker has two sets of memories. In the first, things are boringly normal; in the second, her life is entangled with the mysterious, complicated cellist Thomas Lynn. One day, the second set of memories overpowers the first, and Polly knows something is very wrong. Someone has been trying to make her forget Tom - whose life, she realizes, is at supernatural risk. Fire and Hemlock is a fantasy filled with sorcery and intrigue, magic and mystery - and a most unusual and satisfying love story. A beautiful first edition copy of this enchanting story.