Charmed Life Author:Diana Wynne Jones Surely Gwendolen is destined for great things...? — Eric (better known as Cat) Chant can't even work a simple spell like turning people into toads, but his older sister Gwendolen is so talented she's already on Advanced Magic. In fact, she's miles beyond any of the witches and warlocks in their neighborhood and she's determined that her next teac... more »her will be the most powerful enchanter of all, the legendary Chrestomanci. Cat, of course, feels quite humble in the presence of his sister's greatness, but Chrestomanci remains impervious to Gwendolen's charms-- which makes her furious! As Cat nervously awaits a showdown between the two, Gwendolen plans to unleash a magic so potent and so terrible that it will rock their entire world-- and not even Chrestomanci will be able to stop her!
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