Category Archives: Chronicles of Chrestomanci

Tell Me About the Dragons, George

I had a few other things I wanted to write about, but since I found out Saturday was St. George’s Day, I thought he might be worth looking into. As someone who didn’t attend a church where saints were really … Continue reading

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Do Not Forget to Remember

My LiveJournal friend Laura mentioned a few weeks ago that she didn’t like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. because of Agent Coulson’s desire to hide things from the public, and that she disliked Men in Black for much the same reason. I … Continue reading

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Suffering Succotash!

God’s Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question – Why We Suffer, by Bart D. Ehrman – In this book, Ehrman addresses the big question of why, if God is all-powerful and all-loving, there’s so much … Continue reading

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Pinhoes and Patriarchs

The Pinhoe Egg, by Diana Wynne Jones – I assume The Chronicles of Chrestomanci includes the books about Chrestomanci in the order in which they were written, rather than chronological order. The mention of Christopher Chant helping an Italian boy … Continue reading

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Pulling the Possibilities

Conrad’s Fate, by Diana Wynne Jones – Part of the Chrestomanci series, which takes place on a series of worlds similar to our own, this one occurs in an England that is part of the European mainland. A boy named … Continue reading

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