[DWJ] Magicians of Caprona - Bookcrossing review

Farah Mendlesohn farah.sf at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 06:40:35 EDT 2007

Yes, she talks about her terrible spelling when she first expressed a desire
to write. I can't remember if she uses the term dyslexia, but it would
probably be diagnosed that way now.

On 12/04/07, Belben, Philip (Energy Wholesale) <Philip.Belben at eon-uk.com>
> I've just received a review of a copy of Magicians that I have sent out
> into the world on BookCrossing.  It contained a particularly interesting
> paragraph:
> > Interesting, does Diana Wynne Jones have some connection to dyslexia
> or
> > some other learning "disability"? The books of hers that I've read
> seem
> > to include people whose brains work differently, so they learn and
> > perform magic wildly differently, but a lot stronger too. What a
> clever
> > lady, reflecting it in such a sneaky way, and to kids as well. :)
> Anyone
> > with dyslexic kids should give this to them and say, "You're like
> > Angelica, you just have to find your way". :)
> The book's journal page is at http://bookcrossing.com/journal/3692571 if
> anyone's interested.
> Philip.
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