The Chronicles of Chrestomanci, Volume 1
In this multiple parallel universes of the Twelve Related Worlds, only an enchanter with nine lives is powerful enough to control the rampant misuse of magic--and to hold the title Chrestomanci...
The Chants are a family strong in magic, but neither Christopher Chant nor Cat Chant can work even the simplest of spells. Who could have dreamed that both Christopher and Cat were born with nine lives--or that they could lose them so quickly?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sbsolter - LibraryThing
The Chronicles of Chrestomanci, Vol. 1, by Diana Wynne Jones, contains the first two in her Chrestomanci series, Charmed Life and The Lives of Christopher Chant. These novels for young adults are ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - findantonia - LibraryThing
Read as a child, reread, reread, reread. Charmed Life remains one of my favourite Wynne Jones books. I do not rate the entire series, or the spinoff published fanfic, but don't let that put you off reading - I own the six WJ collection books after all. Read full review