Conrad's Fate

By Jones, Diana Wynne

Publishers Summary:
When his uncle sends him to work at the mysterious Stallery Mansion, twelve-year-old Conrad Tesdinic must overcome his bad karma and discover the source of the magic that threatens to pull his world into one of the eleven other parallel universes.

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ISBN
978-0-06074-743-5 978-0-06074-744-2
Publisher
Greenwillow


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on April 1, 2005

Gr 6-10 Jones is a master of British fantasies that are hilariously droll and totally heartfelt at the same time. This is a new novel in the series that began with "Charmed Life" and "The Lives of Christopher Chant" (both 1998, HarperCollins), the story of how Christopher, the "nine-lifed enchanter" who regulates the uses of magic throughout 12 sets of alternate worlds, began his career. This book introduces Conrad Tesdinic, a boy who lives in one of the Series Seven worlds and has been told th...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on May 1, 2005

In this new Chrestomanci novel, a sequel to The Lives of Christopher Chant, Jones once more turns her attention to a confused adolescent discovering his talents—this time twelve-year-old Conrad Tesdinic, who has been told by his uncle that he suffers from Bad Karma. Off Conrad goes to Stallery Castle, intent on murdering the one responsible for his evil fate. Instead, he meets Christopher Chant—now a "tall boy" impeccably dressed, expensively groomed, and see...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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