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As usual, Diana Wynne Jones imagination runs rampant, giving us a fun adventure with lots of amazing ideas packed in I want to know what a butter pie tastes like,than anything, but all of it was interesting and had me trying Wonderful children s time travel book One of the things I like best about Diana Wynne Jones is how her children are children and adults are adults What do I mean by that First, children are not adults They can t do everything an adult might do They can t win a sword fight with an ogre But they are still competent they might trick the ogre or sneak past the ogre It has been a while so I don t remember an example from this book Second, adults are adults In too many YA books the adults Wonderful children s time travel book One of the things I like best about Diana Wynne Jones is how her children are children and adults are adults What do I mean by that First, children are not adults They can t do everything an adult might do They can t win a sword fight with an ogre But they are sti A Tale of Time City is many things utterly confusing, fantastically imaginative, highly intelligent and unexpectedly complex Above all, however, it is entertaining.This book precedes the Harry Potter series, but while reading it you really wonder if JK Rowling was perhaps a Diana Wynne Jones fan I instantly get a familiar feeling with the way Jones describes her magic so belonging, logical, rational and wonderfully Beside that, there s other things people walking through walls at train s A Tale of Time City is many things utterly confusing, fantastically imaginative, highly intelligent and unexpectedly complex Above all, however, it is entertaining.This book precedes the Harry Potter series, but while reading it you really wonder if JK Rowling was perhaps a Diana Wynne Jones fan I instantly get a familiar feeling with the way Jones describes her magic so belonging, logical, rational and wonderfully Beside that, there s other things people walking through walls at train stations, for example, and certain types of characters.On to the confusing part however This book is the most hectic I ve ever read from J I honestly don t know what my issue is with this book It s an interesting story with pretty cool characters But I found it mind numbingly dull Perhaps I went in with too high of expectations, because Howl s Moving Castle is one of my favorite books Perhaps I just wasn t in the right frame of mind I really tried to like it I kept reading, believing I would learn to appreciate it I never did The world felt haphazard and half explained I kept feeling that, not only did the characters not r I honestly don t know what my issue is with this book It s an interesting story with pretty cool characters But I found it mind numbingly dull Perhaps I went in with too high of expectations, because Howl s Moving Castle is one of my favorite books Perhaps I just wasn t in the right frame of mind I really tried to like it I kept reading, believing I would learn to appreciate it I never did The world felt haphazard and half explained I kept feeling that, not only did the characters not really understand what was going on, the author didn t either Nothing was explained in detail from the science and politics to the setting and items they used I got so lost so many times The prose felt messy and jumbled and not just because of the many misplaced commas and periods I don t know who s to blame for those, but they pulled me out several times There were definitely some interesting ideas in this book I loved the time ghosts but reading it was a slog Honestly ( DOWNLOAD EPUB ) ♫ A Tale of Time City ♄ Time City Built Far In The Future On A Patch Of Space Outside Time Holds The Formidable Task Of Overseeing History, Yet It S Starting To Decay, Crumble What Does That Say For The Future Of The World For The Past For The Present Two Time City Boys, Determined To Save It All, Think They Have The Answer In Vivian Smith, A Young Twenty Century Girl Whom They Pluck From A British Train Station At The Start Of World War II But Not Only Have They Broken Every Rule In The Book By Traveling Back In Time They Have The Wrong Person Unable To Return Safely, Vivian S Only Choice Is To Help The Boys Restore Time City Or Risk Being Stuck Outside Time Forever Rated PG That Was AWESOME For the record, I have never cared about historical dates before this book Now I actually remember the year that WWII started and if I learned nothing else from reading A Tale of Time City, this alone would make it SO WORTH IT.Also, this came highly recommended by some of my favorite authors, including Maggie Stiefvater If you don t know Stiefvater s work, you need to read The Scorpio Races As fabulous as that book is, though, Stiefvater acknowledged that she wa Rated PG That Was AWESOME For the record, I have never cared about historical dates before this book Now I actually remember the year that WWII started and if I learned nothing else from reading A Tale of Time City, this alone would make it SO WORTH IT.Also, this came highly recommended by some of my favorite authors, including Maggie Stiefvater If you don t know Stiefvater s work, you need to read The Scorpio Races As fabulous as that book is, though, Stiefvater acknowledged that she was inspire I love stories about time travel, and I absolutely adore Diana Wynne Jones s writing, so I suppose I was pretty much fated to enjoy A Tale of Time City It s wonderful And I don t just mean that in the sense of it s being great or amazing it s full of all sorts of wonders that surprise the reader at every turn If I could do so and return safely home, I would love to get to tour Time City myself I d love to meet Vivian, too She s the perfect balance of a credible but remarkably spunky gir I love stories about time travel, and I absolutely adore Diana Wynne Jones s writing, so I suppose I was pretty much fated to enjoy A Tale of Time City It s wonderful And I don t just mean that in the sense of it s being great or amazing it s full of all sorts of wonders that surprise the reader at every turn If I could do so and return safely home, I would love to get to tour Time City myself I d love to meet Vivian, too She s the perfect balance of a credible but remarkably spunky girl Not to mention In preparation for German bombing, children are evacuated from London Vivian Smith is discontentedly waiting to be picked up by her unknown cousin Marty when an older boy commands her to follow him Moments later, she finds herself in a strange plasticmetal room Vivian has been kidnapped through time and space to Time City Her kidnappers, Sam and Jonathan, are positive that sh All the other Diana Wynne Jones books I ve read until now were the favorites of a pal who did me the great service of lending them so I could get hooked This one looked interesting but it has taken me a while to get into the story About halfway through I am finally warmed up to it and love some of the concepts such as the kids who live in Time City but are fascinated by what it is like in history when they re quizzing the heroine about WWII and 1938 London.FINALI f Can t believe it took me so long to get hold of this one It is, of course, very good I love that we keep seeing the children who are evacuated from London, and there s so much detail about what it s like to be one of them on a hot train carrying a gas mask and going to live with people you ve never met DWJ was evacuated herself during the war, so this all rings incredibly true.Also, who but she could write a scene with three separate people named Vivian in one room and make it not only clear Can t beli