Missing books

Ian W. Riddell iwriddell at charter.net
Sat Apr 19 10:50:06 EDT 2003


It's the U.S. version. (I am Canadian, but I'm an ex-pat living in 
Madison, Wisconsin).

i

>Well, this is all very confusing. I wonder if the list in Ian's copy 
>(Canadian, right?) differs from that printed in the UK and 
>elsewhere. Because the 2-vol version of the Chrestomanci books, at 
>least (the ones with the cats on the covers) aren't sold here in 
>England, so presumably wouldn't be listed. And maybe these books ARE 
>all published by HC in North America. The Dalemarks are OUP here, 
>but that's no reason why HC couldn't have bought the North American 
>rights. We need more data. Can anyone with a UK copy have a quick 
>look at the list and see if it matches?
>
>But I still can't think of even a semi-plausible reason for the 
>omission of Hexwood. Unless it was a just a mistake?
>
>Charlie
>>
>>  From: "Ian W. Riddell" <iwriddell at charter.net>
>>  Date: Fri 18/Apr/2003 22:41 GMT
>>  To: dwj at suberic.net
>>  Subject: Re: Missing books
>>
>>  No. I bought a paperback copy of Hexwood a couple of months ago and
>>  Deep Secret was just re-released.
>>
>>  i
>>
>>  >Are these the books currently in print?
>>  >
>>  >Jon
>>  >
>>  >--- "Ian W. Riddell" <iwriddell at charter.net> wrote:
>>  >>  Here's the list in the book:
>>  >>
>>  >>  Also by Diana Wynne Jones
>>  >>
>>  >>  Archer's Goon
>>  >>  Aunt Maria
>>  >>  Believing is Seeing: Seven Stories
>>  >>  Castle in the Air
>>  >>  Dark Lord of Derkholm
>>  >>  Dogsbody
>>  >>  Eight Days of Luke
>>  >>  Fire and Hemlock
>>  >>  Hidden Turnings: A Collection of Stories Through
>>  >>  Time and Space
>>  >>  The Homeward Bounders
>>  >>  Howl's Moving Castle
>>  >>  The Ogre Downstairs
>>  >>  Power of Three
>>  >>  Stopping for a Spell
>>  >>  A Tale of Time City
>>  >>  The Time of the Ghost
>>  >>  Warlock at the Wheel and Other Stories
>>  >>  Year of the Griffin
>>  >>  Yes, Dear
>>  >>
>>  >>  The Worlds of Chrestomanci:
>>  >>  Book 1: Charmed Life
>>  >>  Book 2: The Lives of Christopher Chant
>>  >>  Book 3: The Magicians of Caprona
>>  >>  Book 4: Witch Week
>>  >>  Mixed Magics: Four Tales of Chrestomanci
>>  >>
>>  >>  The Chronicles of Chrestomanci , Volume I
>>  >>  (Contains Book 1 and 2)
>>  >>
>>  >>  The Chronicles of Chrestomanci , Volume II
>>  >>  (Contains Book 3 and 4)
>>  >>
>>  >>  Dalemark:
>>  >>  Book 1: Cart and Cwidder
>>  >>  Book 2: Drowned Ammet
>>  >>  Book 3: The Spellcoats
>>  >>  Book 4: The Crown of Dalemark
>>  >>
>>  >>  ian
>>  >>
>>  >>  >  > Published by some other company, maybe.  Not
>>  >>  having seen TMC yet (waah!),
>>  >>  >I
>>  >>  >>  can't say for sure, but often you'll find the
>>  >>  list headed "also by X
>>  >>  >Author
>>  >>  >>  and published by Y Company", so if Y Company
>>  >>  didn't publish some of the
>>  >>  >>  books, for whatever reason, they won't be in the
>>  >>  list.
>>  >>  >
>>  >>  >That must be the reason for leaveing out Deep
>>  >>  Secret: given its connections
>  > >>  >with McOnspiracy (hmm, that'll never catch on...)
>  > >>  its omission makes little
>  > >>  >sense otherwise. But Hexwood is published by
>  > >>  HarperCollins. Could it be to
>>  >>  >do with age range? Deep Secret is officially an
>>  >>  adult book, anyway, and
>>  >>  >Hexwood is marked as being for 'Older Readers' in
>>  >>  some DWJ books I've seen
>>  >>  >(mind you, so I think is F&H). Is the list complete
>>  >>  otherwise? What about
>>  >>  >Sudden Wild Magic, or Dark Lord of D? What about
>>  >>  the Dalemarks? Tough Guide?
>>  >>  >All of these are non-HC books, and a goodly
>>  >>  intersection are officially
>>  >>  >'adult' books to boot.
>>  >>  >
>>  >>  >Charlie
>>  >>  >
>>  >>  >
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