[DWJ] Chrestomanci lookalike

Eleanor Joslin eleanor at dreamvine.org.uk
Tue Jul 12 04:22:23 EDT 2016

Definitely Benedict Cumberbatch, with Sherlock's dark hair.

Farah Mendlesohn wrote:
> 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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