Howl's Moving Castle: Howls Moving Castle

August 7, 2001|
Howl's Moving Castle: Howls Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
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Diana Wynne Jones''s entrancing, classic fantasy novel is filled with surprises at every turn. 

Sophie has the great misfortune of being the eldest of three daughters, destined to fail miserably should she ever leave home to seek her fate. But when she unwittingly attracts the ire of the Witch of the Waste, Sophie finds herself under a horrid spell that transforms her into an old lady. Her only chance at breaking it lies in the ever-moving castle in the hills: the Wizard Howl''s castle. To untangle the enchantment, Sophie must handle the heartless Howl, strike a bargain with a fire demon, and meet the Witch of the Waste head-on. Along the way, she discovers that there''s far more to Howl—and herself—than first meets the eye.

In this giant jigsaw puzzle of a fantasy, people and things are never quite what they seem. Destinies are intertwined, identities exchanged, lovers confused. The Witch has placed a spell on Howl. Does the clue to breaking it lie in a famous poem? And what will happen to Sophie Hatter when she enters Howl''s castle?

Diana Wynne Jones was born in London in 1934. She grew up amidst the destruction of World War II, and as a result her family moved around a lot as she was growing up, before finally settlign in Essex. Not being able to get many books, Jones and her sister made up their own stories, and though Jones was dyslexic, she wrote down her stor...
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Title:Howl's Moving Castle: Howls Moving Castle
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:336 pages, 6.75 X 4.19 X 0.84 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 6.75 X 4.19 X 0.84 in
Published:August 7, 2001
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780064410342

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