Diana Wynne Jones

an exciting and exacting wisdom

Publisher: P. Lang in New York

Written in English
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  • Jones, Diana Wynne -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Children -- Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century,
  • Children"s stories, English -- History and criticism,
  • Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Teya Rosenberg ... [et al.].
SeriesStudies in children"s literature ;, v. 1
ContributionsRosenberg, Teya, 1962-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6060.O497 Z6 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 187 p. ;
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3948753M
ISBN 10082045687X
LC Control Number2001038483

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