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Diana Wynne Jones

English children's fantasy writer

1934   -   2011

genre: fantasy
country of citizenship: United Kingdom
educated at: St Anne's College
occupation: writer, children's writer, novelist, science fiction writer
award received: Zilveren Griffel, Guardian Children's Fiction Prize
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Diana Wynne Jones (16 August 1934 – 26 March 2011) was a British novelist, poet, academic, literary critic, and short story writer. She principally wrote fantasy and speculative fiction novels for children and adults. Some of her better-known works are the Chrestomanci series, the Dalemark series; the novels Howl's Moving Castle and Dark Lord of Derkholm; and The Tough Guide To Fantasyland. Though she died in relative obscurity, she has later been cited as an inspiration and muse for several fantasy and science fiction authors: including Phillip Pullman, Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Penelope Lively, Robin McKinley, Megan Whalen Turner, J K Rowling and Dina Rabinovitch. Her work has been nominated for several awards, among them twice as a finalist for the Hugo Award, fourteen times for the Locus Award, seven times for the Mythopoeic Award (which she would win twice out of those seven nominations), twice for a British Fantasy Award (won in 1999), and twice for a World Fantasy Award, which she would also end up winning in 2007. Jones' work often explores themes of time travel, parallel and/or multiple universes. Her work is usually described as fantasy, though some also incorporate heavy science fiction themes and elements of realism.
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works

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Fire and Hemlock

book by Diana Wynne Jones

author: Diana Wynne Jones

1984

The Merlin Conspiracy

2003 children's fantasy novel

author: Diana Wynne Jones

2003

Castle in the Air

book by Diana Wynne Jones

author: Diana Wynne Jones

1990

House of Many Ways

book by Diana Wynne Jones

author: Diana Wynne Jones

2008

A Tale of Time City

book by Diana Wynne Jones

author: Diana Wynne Jones

1987

Archer's Goon

book by Diana Wynne Jones

author: Diana Wynne Jones

1984

Cart and Cwidder

novel by Diana Wynne Jones

author: Diana Wynne Jones

1975

Dark Lord of Derkholm

book by Diana Wynne Jones

author: Diana Wynne Jones

1998

Deep Secret

book by Diana Wynne Jones

author: Diana Wynne Jones

1997

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