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R.I.P Diana Wynne Jones

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The wonderful Diana Wynne Jones, author of the Chrestomanci series (amongst many others) has died. She is one of my all-time writing heroines. If you love children’s fantasy and you haven’t read her books yet, you are in for a treat. Go to the library, your local bookshop or wherever and start reading her IMMEDIATELY. The world has lost a wonderful author and a fine and funny imagination.

If you’d like to read about her extraordinary childhood, she has written about it here.

And here is a very fine obituary from Neil Gaiman.