The Lives of Christopher Chant

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (9.10 hours)
Product Number: Z00826
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781449888114
Narrator/s: Gerard Doyle
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Internationally acclaimed author Diana Wynne Jones has written several children's novels. Christopher Chant has no real power. He can't perform spells or do anything magical. However, he does possess something that most humans do not. Christopher has nine lives. Gerard Doyle's spellbinding narration is sure to capture every listener's attention.

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Author(s): Diana Wynne Jones
Series: Chrestomanci Series No: 4

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The Lives of Christopher Chant
Product Number: BX00007626
Product Number:C6236
Product Number:Z00826

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CD
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Author(s): Diana Wynne Jones
Narrator(s): Gerard Doyle
Series:
Product Number C6236
Released: Sep 14, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781461808169
eBook
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Author(s): Diana Wynne Jones
Series:
Product Number EB00240742
Released: Mar 21, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
ISBN: #9780061756818
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Text - Paperback
Author(s): Diana Wynne Jones
Series:
Product Number 14207
Released: Jun 01, 2004
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Publisher: Greenwillow
ISBN: #9780688163655

Professional reviews

"Here's a perfect choice for the Harry Potter/Philip Pullman crowd. Gerard Doyle uses irony and a gentle sense of astonishment to convey Christopher's emotions when he discovers that he's been given nine lives. This makes him capable of powerful magic, as well as the ability to travel to other worlds and bring things back. It is this skill that makes him the target of unscrupulous characters. Doyle's narration plays a big part in setting the mood--very British, complete with vague upper-class parents, boarding school, and cricket mania. Doyle excels at giving characters their own voices, and he's a perfect choice to lead listeners through the web of intrigue with a light and humorous touch. His interpretation makes Christopher a caring and likable person you'll soon be rooting for. D.G. (c) AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine"

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