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2020 re read Everything I wrote in my reviews of my re reads of i Charmed Life and The Lives of Christopher Chant applies again here, in spades Again I see DWJ being unflinching about people of course a British boarding school is a good setting to show teenagers showing their best and their worst sides There isn t really a villain as such in this novel, unless you count the Inquisitor at the end, but he s nasty because again he can t or won t doesn t see people as people but as things Wha 2020 re read Everything I wrote in my reviews of my re reads of iCharmed Life and The Lives of Christopher Chant applies again here, in spades Again I see DWJ being unflinching about people of course a British boarding school is a good setting to show teenagers showing their best and their worst sides There isn t really a villain as such in this novel, unless you count the Inquisitor at the end, but he s nasty because again he can t or won t doesn t see people as people but as things What I was reminded of most strongly in this particular novel was the masterful way DWJ creates chaotic plots and gives you an ending you would never have guessed the plots feel like they ve been organically grown in some garden and end up blooming in the most unexpected way towards the end.Not to mention those wonderful descriptions of British boarding school food shudder Witch Week, while not my favorite Chrestomanci novel I think I ve said before that I don t like them as much as other books by Diana Wynne Jones , still charms me in its depiction of a boarding school in alternate universe England, an England in which witchcraft is illegal and punished by being burned at the stake DWJ s fourteenth published novel begins with a typical classroom and a note to the teacher that reads Someone in this class is a witch Somewhat atypically, DWJ introduces many cha Witch Week, while not my favorite Chrestomanci novel I think I ve said before that I don t like them as much as other books by Diana Wynne Jones , still charms me in its depiction of a boarding school in alternate universe England, an England in which witchcraft is illegal and punished by being burned at the stake DWJ s fourteenth published novel begins with a typical classroom and a note to the teacher that reads Someone in this class is a witch Somewhat atypically, DWJ introduces many characters in this first chapter, and while some are clearly going to be our villains, it s not obvious at first who the hero will be As time passes, the answer is all of them DWJ passes the narrative between these POV characters so smoothly that it s easy to lose track and I mean this in a good way of whose head we re in at the time It turns out that some of the members of class 6B are, in fact, witches, and in the end it takes Chrestomanci to sort out the biggest problem, which is that this reality shouldn t even exist.My favorite parts of this book are the set pieces, the brilliant little scenes such as all the shoes disappearing and reappearing in a great heap, or Nan s adventures on an overeager broomstick, or this one really is my favorite the Simon Says spell which causes everything Simon says to come true Everything Even the part where he calls himself stupid It s magnificent.As always, DWJ s characterization is perfect, and I noticed in this reading that her description of places tends to be minimal where her description of people is detailed There s never any difficulty picturing what her characters are doing, or how they look I think this is where Witch Week, for me, edges out the two earlier Chrestomanci books Charmed Life and The Magicians of Caprona because there arecharacters who are fleshed out, even the ancillary ones, than in the other two books It s an enjoyable read, though I look forward to the next books in my reading project, all of which are in my top five DWJ books of all time #Free Epub ⚢ Witch Week ⚣ There are good witches and bad witches, but the law says that all witches must be burned at the stake So when an anonymous note warns, Someone in this class is a witch, the students in B are nervous especially the boy who s just discovered that he can cast spells and the girl who was named after the most famous witch of all Witch Week features the debonair enchanter Chrestomanci, who also appears in Charmed Life, The Magicians of Caprona, and The Lives of Christopher Chant Someone in the class is a witch At least so the anonymous note says Everyone is only too eager to prove it is someone else because in this society, witches are burned at the stake This was great fun an enjoyable and thoroughly charming read. This is the best of the Chrestomanci books Anyone who says different can FIGHT ME. Somehow, of all the Chrestomanci books, this is the one I never read meaning I didn t own a copy, and therefore only read maybe three times instead of 20, when I was much younger, so the story never stuck Finding this excellent, albeit abridged audiobook edition was very fun indeed. This was my first DWJ book I read it because I really liked Harry Potter and was searching for something in a similar vein I had to be younger than ten at the time My sister Erin pointed it out to me in the library because the cover of this book had kids riding brooms or mops, etc and I immediately became invested in it This one is compared to the Potter series the most, because hey, witches in boarding school But there are a few notable differences.1 All the kids hate each other There This was my first DWJ book I read it because I really liked Harry Potter and was searching for something in a similar vein I had to be younger than ten at the time My sister Erin pointed it out to me in the library because the cover of this book had kids riding brooms or mops, etc and I immediately became invested in it This one is compared to the Potter series the most, because hey, witches in boarding school But there are a few notable differences.1 All the kids hate each other There is no Golden Trio bullshit They re all unhappy and annoyed by everyone else, and it is hilarious.2 This predates Harry by at least a decade.3 Larwood House likely a spin off of Jane Eyre s Lowood is an unhappy place to be No Great Hall, no cheerful Headmaster.4 Witchcraft is a bad thing here However, almost all of the students are witches Isn t THAT a dilemma.On top of that the plot is just so muchcomplex, particularly around the end, which is sort of Diana s trademark Endings you aren t expecting that havethan one level to them, and, I ve noticed, she tends to culminate things with very large groups present all talking at once, with this book as no exception.Oh yes, and Christopher Chant Chrestomanci Is still the best ever Having re read this I picked up a volume of all four Chrestomanci books at Cupboard Maker Books recently, and now feel compelled to read all of them , I actually like it better now Despite there being NO dragons in this book, the premise is fun and the pacing is a lot better than Charmed Life, in my opinion I ve always liked Jones wit, and I even found myself laughing aloud in the section where Simon is struck dumb by his own words after he falls under an ill placed spell The writing was Having re read this I picked up a volume of all four Chrestomanci books at Cupboard Maker Books recently, and now feel compelled to read all of them , I actually like it better now Despite there being NO dragons in this book, the premise is fun and the pacing is a lot better than Charmed Life, in my opinion I ve always liked Jones wit, and I even found myself laughing aloud in the section where Simon is struck dumb by his own words after he falls under an ill placed spell The writing was cute and clever, and the children s voices and actions were spot on Four stars This is the book that made me suspect that English boarding schools are secretly terrible and horrible Even if they don t always have people doing malicious magic in them But then Year of the Griffin always dissuades me of this opinion. 3.5 stars I think younger me was better able to understand what was going on in the kids minds, and as an adult I couldn t help but be horrified by the bullying and threat of burning witches There are some great hilarious moments though.