Charmed Life


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Author: Diana Wynne Jones


JONES, Diana Wynne. Charmed Life. NY: Greenwillow [1977]. 8vo, [vi] 218pp. Orange boards stamped in black. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (slight soiling). Signed by the author, Diana Wynne Jones!

First US edition. The first of Jones’ beloved Chrestomanci books. Cat doesn't mind living in the shadow of his sister, Gwendolen, the most promising young witch ever seen on Coven Street. But trouble starts brewing the moment the two orphans are summoned to live in Chrestomanci Castle. Frustrated that the witches of the castle refuse to acknowledge her talents, Gwendolen conjures up a scheme that could throw whole worlds out of whack. Now what is Cat to do?