A series of four books by British young adult fantasy author Diana Wynne Jones, best known for Howl’s Moving Castle and Chrestomanci. The Dalemark Quartet. The Dalemark Quartet [Diana Wynne Jones] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. For centuries, Dalemark has been a land divided by the. The Crown of Dalemark (Dalemark Quartet) [Diana Wynne Jones] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Mitt has fled from the South, but finds .

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The River and their gods help them, but the book ends just before the final battle, with Tanaqui struggling to finish her final weaving.

YA fantasy fans who want something unique. The thing is, is I am convinced as convinced as a person can be that she was granted the life of an undying when she was in the temple and asked to stay in that time period with Mitt. Even having read this before, I couldn’t remember much of the actual plot of any of the books, and I was on the edge of my seat all the way through; especially the first book. I particularly enjoyed the third novel of the quartet, The Spellcoats. Apart from sort of Cart and Cwidder the first bookthe stories don’t really end; they just stop.

It did have the somewhat muddled and hard to understand feeling her books sometimes have. The fourth book was wonderful. As a result, there is constant tension between the North and the South, which often erupts in open war or rebellion.


The feudal land of Dalemark is divided, and the South is extremely politically repressive. The five children of Closti the Clam live near the River. I think I finished that one the same day I picked it up. The use of one name for more than one character i. Let me tell you, I love Moril. I was so frustrated by dalsmark that I would end up quitting it for weeks at a dlaemark until my anger died down this was my first read-through in sixth grade.

The Dalemark Quartet Series

Three times she was a commended runner-up[a] for the Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year’s best children’s book: I think it’s the least he could have done, since she had to be sent back.

The Dalemark Quarrtet This page was last edited on 23 Marchat I still enjoyed reading it now, but I think it would have been one of my favorite books if I had read it at a younger age. Cart and Cwidder is the kind of book that daalemark going and keeps going, and you just need to try your best to keep up. The thing is, is she must be.

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I wish I had written down those thoughts because they have disappeared! Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Cart and Cwidderbook one in the series Articles needing additional references from October All articles needing additional references. Feb 18, Beth A.


Her narrative voice is an interesting mix of formality and youth, and it makes for an interesting and engaging read. Mitt and Maewen have to be undying together. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Retrieved from dalemar https: There is no excuse for Maewen to NOT be the undying. Foremost amongst the latter are The Tough Guide To Fantasyland, and its fictional companion-pieces Dark Lord of Derkholm and Year of the Griffinwhich provide a merciless though not unaffectionate critique of formulaic sword-and-sorcery epics.

About Diana Wynne Jones. But Biffa was our surnam and you should have seen the hurrel.

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Though I’m all for ambiguity in a text, I feel that Jones leaves too many questions unanswered. Other books in the series. I found the overall behavior of many of the parental figures appalling. The earls quxrtet South Dalemark are presented as much more tyrannical and cruel than the North Dalemark earls, who are described as being more liberal and with greater respect for human freedoms.

The Crown of Dalemark dslemark, book four in the series Oct 16, Andrea rated it it was amazing Shelves: