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Brilliant battle between rival magical families.,
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This review is from: The Magicians of Caprona (The Chrestomanci Series, Book 2) (Mass Market Paperback)
Set in an Italy of small states, this is as brilliant as Diana Wynne Jones usually is. There are two rival magical families (shades of Romeo) but the duel is not just between them, but a struggle to save Caprona. The Punch and Judy episodes are fantastic, and if you're scared of heights hold on to something while you read the part where the children and cats are climbing the Cathedral to find the solution to the crisis. The washing up spell is hysterical.The resolution at the end is as magical as the battle. A wonderful read.
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