[DWJ] Chrestomanci lookalike

Farah Mendlesohn farah.sf at gmail.com
Tue Jul 12 04:11:07 EDT 2016


Benedict Cumberbatch as well. Or maybe Christian Slater?

On 12 July 2016 at 04:54, Janet Eastwood <janet.eastwood at hotmail.com> wrote:

> A relative was watching Murdoch Mysteries lately, and it struck me that
> William Murdoch (played by Yannick Bisson) looks at times strikingly like
> Tim Stevens's drawings of Chrestomanci. I think it's the thin-lipped,
> inscrutable face with a hint of a smile, and, of course, the dark elegant
> hair and suits. No book cover or inside drawing has ever matched my image
> of Chrestomanci but now I can't see Murdoch on a side-angle without
> thinking of Christopher Chant.
>
>
> Here's an image of Murdoch:
> http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/12/04/netflix-canada-cbc-deal_n_4386075.html
> (he's the man on the left)
>
> For Chrestomanci, see the title page (or chapter 12) of Charmed Life, or
> the top drawing here: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/546554104748599639/
> (sorry I can't find a better image online)
>
>
> Janet
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