Year Of The Griffin by Diana Wynne JonesYear Of The Griffin by Diana Wynne Jones

Year Of The Griffin

byDiana Wynne Jones

Paperback | February 7, 2014

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The Year of the Griffin is the sequel to the Dark Lord of Derkholm, set in the same world several years after the abolition of commercial 'fantasy world' tourism from our world.The University now aims to produce competent wizards to repair the damage caused by the tours. It's broke, and out of date in terms of what it teaches. The new head, Wizard Corkoran, is obsessed with becoming the first man to visit the moon so is mostly preoccupied, and the new faculty is mostly inexperienced.Wizard Corkoran has selected children from wealthy families to fill his own first-year classes, hoping to beg for money. But his students turn out to be more than he expected in oh-so-many ways, and despite the incompetence of their teacher, it falls to them to save the university... and themselves...

Diana Wynne Jones is recognised internationally as a major writer of fantasy and in 2007 will receive a LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD at the World Fantasy Convention. She has also won the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award (twice) and the Guardian Award for CHARMED LIFE. Her books have been translated into more than eighteen languages, and her novel HO...
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Title:Year Of The GriffinFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 7.8 × 5.1 × 1.1 inPublished:February 7, 2014Publisher:Harpercollins (uk)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0007507607

ISBN - 13:9780007507603

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