Howl's Moving Castle

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In the land of Ingary, such things as spells, invisible cloaks, and seven-league boots were everyday things. The Witch of the Waste was another matter.

After fifty years of quiet, it was rumored that the Witch was about to terrorize the country

In the land of Ingary, such things as spells, invisible cloaks, and seven-league boots were everyday things. The Witch of the Waste was another matter.

After fifty years of quiet, it was rumored that the Witch was about to terrorize the country again. So when a moving black castle, blowing dark smoke from its four thin turrets, appeared on the horizon, everyone thought it was the Witch. The castle, however, belonged to Wizard Howl, who, it was said, liked to suck the souls of young girls.

The Hatter sisters--Sophie, Lettie, and Martha--and all the other girls were warned not to venture into the streets alone. But that was only the beginning.

In this giant jigsaw puzzle of a fantasy, people and things are never quite what they seem. Destinies are intertwined, identities exchanged, lovers confused. The Witch has placed a spell on Howl. Does the clue to breaking it lie in a famous poem? And what will happen to Sophie Hatter when she enters Howl's castle?

Diana Wynne Jones's entrancing fantasy is filled with surprises at every turn, but when the final stormy duel between the Witch and the Wizard is finished, all the pieces fall magically into place. ...Continua

Ha scritto il 16/03/16
Me gustó, sí; pero es de esos pocos libros donde la magia de la película le sienta mejor.

No es que no me haya cautivado y entretenido a más no poder, es que sin duda la adaptación al cine dista mucho de la historia que la autora trata y, b
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Ha scritto il 26/08/14
http://holaerremoscia.wordpress.com/2014/08/26/il-castello-errante-di-howl-di-diana-wynne-jones/
Ha scritto il 03/07/14
got to know this book through the Miyazaki movie, and what a chance! the book, as always, is a 1000 times better,... the story makes much more sense, the characters are more real and I just couldn't put it down. A truly enjoyable read!
Ha scritto il 26/02/14
I watched the film some years ago and I didn't really remember most of the things described in the book. I should watch it again now I have read the book.
I liked it as a fiction and fantasy book, both the story and the characters. Maybe the end
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Ha scritto il 18/08/13
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Ha scritto il Mar 16, 2016, 01:13
Ahora se daba cuenta de que había cosas que solo era capaz de hacer cuando ya no le quedaba ninguna excusa.
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