Get the Drowned Ammet at Microsoft Store and compare products with the latest customer reviews and ratings. Download or ship for free. Free returns. Drowned Ammet is the story of Mitt, a boy who joins a band of Freedom Fighters in a bid to try and crush the tyrranical ruler of Holand, and at the same time. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Ron Patton lives and works in Washington State as a software consultant. He began his career at Texas Instruments as a.

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I’m giving this three stars because it’s Diana Wynne Jones and I can’t bear to give her anything less. All told, though, a very nice book, and coupled with the first clearly part of a series, but reasonably well contained too. Having been seen and recognized during the Earl’s assassination, Mitt is forced to flee for his life. Though everything up to this point was well done, it is worth reading to the end just to get to Part 4, the Holy Islands.

Unfortunately after raving about the complexity of Diana Wynne Jones’s writing, I found an example of what happens when she doesn’t quite get it right. Anyway, Jones is just as excellent with serious fantasy as she is with funny fantasy like Chrestomanci. Diana Wynne Jones has a way of writing that just speaks to me perfectly. This post is part of my ongoing Diana Wynne Jones retrospective series.

Get to Know Us. Year of the Griffin Derkholm Book 2. Feb 26, Shawn Thrasher rated it really liked it. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. This one is not as well-formed as her later novels, being divided into four parts and pretty equal amounts of up and down time within, a little too much waiting and not enough action, and the action when it comes is a bit rushed and breathless.


Dark Lord of Derkholm. Mitt grows up a sailor and later a gunsmith’s apprentice, and plots to gain revenge on both the Free Holanders for betraying his father and on Earl Hadd for pretty much everything by killing the Earl and implicating the Free Holanders. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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The adults around him when he grew up who influenced him. Set up a giveaway. Loved this from beginning to end. But because this is Diana Wynne Jones, that’s like describing Harry Potter books as being alll about fascism.

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Other books in the series. Cart and Cwidder The Dalemark Quartet. I found it strange because it deals with a society that doesn’t exist, but in a realistic way – not the jokes and silly stuff you find in a lot of fantasy. Characterized by magic, multiple universes, witches and wizards—and a xrowned nine-lived enchanter—her books are filled with unlimited imagination, dazzling plots, and an effervescent sense of humor that earned her legendary status in the world of fantasy.

Mitt and his mother Milda are convinced that dorwned of the elder Free Holanders, Siriol, Dideo and Ham, betrayed the younger members to the Earls soldiers because they were scared of the consequences of raiding the warehouse.

Each of the first three books is all but independent of the rest, told in its own distinct voice. Mainly what I love about this book is the character of Mitt. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. So I try to think like a child when I read her work it sort of pleases me, the way people are often so snobby about children “not understanding” adult literature — which I did, on some level at least, from the age of nine — that perhaps this is something children understand b Diana Wynne Jones doesn’t make the worldbuilding too easy to follow.


Trivia About Drowned Ammet Th I read Drowned Ammet when I was Her first book was a novel for adults published by Macmillan inentitled Changeover.

Dark Lord of Derkholm Year of aammet Griffin If not, all the more credit to it. I found the frowned two books of the dalemark quartet to be too simple and straight forward. This is really the story of resourceful children of misguided parents, figuring out who they are and what they’re comfortable standing for.

While, at the back of it, there and not there, … was the faint boisterous bit of the distant sea.

Over the course of many y I wasn’t super into this book. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Paperbackpages. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. About the Author Diana Wynne Jones has won the Guardian Award for fiction and has written over twenty novels in less than twenty years.

I didn’t really like the characters in this novel, and I think that’s what took me so long to get into it. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.