Mr. Chesney operates Pilgrim Parties, a tour group that takes paying participants into an outer realm where the inhabitants play frightening and foreboding roles. The time has come to end the staged madness . . . but can it really be stopped? Master storyteller Diana Wynne Jones serves up twists and turns, introduces Querida, Derk, Blade, and Shona and a remarkable cast of wizards, soldiers, kings, dragons, and griffins, and mixes in a lively dash of humor. With all the ingredients of high fantasy, this unforgettable novel will delight fans old and new.
Author: Diana Wynne Jones Series: Derkholm (Book 1) Paperback: 517 pages Publisher: Greenwillow Books; 1st edition (April 10, 2001) Language: English ISBN-10: 0064473368 ISBN-13: 978-0064473361