By Diana Wynne Jones
His father and uncles are enchanters, his mom a strong sorceress, but not anything turns out magical approximately Christopher Chant other than his goals. evening after evening, he climbs during the formless position among and visits superb lands he calls the just about Anywheres. Then Christopher discovers that he can deliver genuine, stable issues again from his desires. Others start to realize the level of his powers, they usually factor an order that turns Christopher's existence the other way up: visit Chrestomanci fortress to coach to be the controller of all of the world's magic.
The Lives of Christopher Chant is the adventure-filled tale of the boyhood of Chretomanci, the recognized magician who additionally seems in Charmed lifestyles, Witch Week, and The Magicians of Caprona.
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A wave of black spiders immediately swept over her, securing the cocoon tightly to the walls and the metal girders that buttressed the house. From her new vantage point, she could look down over the room to where Areop-Enap squatted in the middle of the floor. Perenelle realized that the dark carpet beneath the Elder was a mass of thousands—maybe even millions—of spiders. The floor rippled and pulsed under Areop-Enap, which was facing north, toward Angel Island, now lost in early-morning mist. Shifting in the cocoon, Perenelle strained to look in the same direction.
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