[DWJ] Which syllable do you stress in "Chrestomanci"?

Thomas Thurman thomas at thurman.org.uk
Tue Oct 4 09:24:46 EDT 2011


On Tue, Oct 04, 2011 at 03:08:32PM +0200, Irina Rempt wrote:
>Thomas Thurman wrote:
>> This reviewer says "CHRES-tomanci". I've always pronounced it
>> "Chresto-MAN-ci". Am I alone?
> 
> Doesn't Estelle have "krest-oh-MAN-zee" on her slip of paper in Witch Week? 
> Can't get at the book quickly now, but I'm practically sure because it taught 
> me how to pronounce it.

I don't have my copy to hand, but searching on Google Books shows that the
2000 Collins edition has the name written in all capitals: http://imgur.com/pYEOx

T

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