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The Year of the Griffin By Diana Wynne Jones

The Year of the Griffin by Diana Wynne Jones

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The Wizards' University is short of cash. Nothing comes from the tourists anymore and efforts to drum up support by writing letters to students' families come to nought. And then the first reply arrives from a begging letter in the form of assassins.

The Year of the Griffin Summary

The Year of the Griffin by Diana Wynne Jones

The Wizards' University is short of money. Nothing comes in from tourists any more since Mr Chesney's offworld tours have stopped. High Chancellor Querida has left Wizard Derk and his family to run the work and handsome Wizard Corkoran to run the University. Corkoran is really only interested in being the first man to walk on the moon, but he does send begging letters to the students' parents. But Wizard Derk's daughter Elda turns out to be a large golden griffin, King Luther's son is penniless, the Emperor's sister has been disowned by the senate and the dwarf, far from owning a hoard of treasure, turns out to be a runaway slave. And then the first answer arrives: in the form of assassins ...The situation is definitely out of control.

About Diana Wynne Jones

SALES POINTSHarperCollins have a year-long promotion for Jones's children's booksYear of the Griffin is the hilarious sequel to the award-winning The Dark Lord of Derkholm, which beat JK Rowling to the Mythopoeic Award"I'd vote for Diana Wynne Jones as a British National Treasure" Locus"Most adults with taste have been reading her books for years" Good Book GuideSeveral Jones novels

Additional information

GOR001703205
The Year of the Griffin by Diana Wynne Jones
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
2001-07-12
218
1857987888
9781857987881
N/A
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