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Looks from Books: Fashion Inspired by Howl’s Moving Castle
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Renowned children’s fantasy and science-fiction author with a dedicated following
Three years ago today. Oh, Diana, how you are missed.
People seem to think that just because a person’s female and pretty, they’re not supposed to do magic and they’re supposed to stay at home and have babies and be obedient and be married to a—THAT man! Why is that? Why? How would YOU like it, Mr. Olaf, if I shut you up in a house for the rest of your life and made you marry an OGRESS?
-pg164, Year of the Griffin by Diana Wynne Jones
How can you not love that speech?
Paperback, 234 pages Published October 5th 2006 by Firebird Source: Purchased Synopsis: Imagine that all fantasy novelsâthe ones featuring dragons, knights, wizards, and magicâare set in the same p…
Note that the Firebird edition is definitive; the earlier DAW edition (US) and any of the UK editions are not the real article.
aka Archer vs Archer’s goon.
so this would be a kind of spoilery scene from Archer’s Goon if it were IN ANY WAY identifiable, I’m sorry, it didn’t happen this way at all. Also I’ve lost my copy of the book and can’t remember what colour Archer’s hair is supposed to be. I think it was fair, actually, whoops.
Howard was supposed to be a jokey doodle at the bottom but my jokey doodles don’t ever come out right so I had a go at drawing him seriously and he finished with a super judgemental look. That works. The real joke is that he’s even in panel since there’s no way he comes up to the Goon’s shoulder.
Diana Wynne Jones’s final book is a delightful and assured quest adventure, writes Imogen Russell Williams