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10 thoughts on “Believing is Seeing

  1. says:

    I would like to talk about each of the seven stories in this book Warning, there are spoilers.The Sage of Theare This was actually pretty interesting A lot of the timey wimey stuff went over my head, but I think I get the gist of it It was so cool I m not usually into the whole gods and goddesses scene, but Diana was able to make the story interesting enough for me to want to continue reading especially with the appearance of Chrestomanci 3 The Master This story was deliciously creepy I would like to talk about each of the seven stories in this book Warning, there are spoilers.The Sage of Theare This was actually pretty interesting A lot of the timey wimey stuff went over my head, but I think I get the gist of it It was so cool I m not usually into the whole gods and goddesses scene, but Diana was able to make the story interesting enough for me to want to continue reading especially with the appearance of Chrestomanci 3 The Master This story was deliciously creepy I love how it is told in first person, and the descriptions of the wolves, especially Annie, were superb There s a total zinger at the end, when you find out that the story she is telling was actually a dream, and she s hoping the events of that dream don t play out in real life Of course there were e...


  2. says:

    what a wonderful collection I didn t understand the last story one bit but I enjoyed reading it all the same xD they were all well written and funny and kept my attention the dragon reserve was my fave, I could read a whole series about that the girl who loved the sun and what the cat said had...


  3. says:

    This is a great group of short stories.


  4. says:

    Don t get me wrong, I subjectively enjoyed thesethan I thought they were good, but like a lot of authors who aren t really known for their short stories, they seemed a bit lazy and were spotty in terms of quality.One critical comment Unlike otherskilled authors like Lewis, Tolkien or Bradbury, Jones fails to invest her fantasies with much or any moral meaning To explain what I mean, in The Lord of the Rings, rings, trees, gates, magic, elvishness, and the sea are all invested wit Don t get me wrong, I subjectively enjoyed thesethan I thought they were good, but like a lot of authors who aren t really known for their short stories, they seemed a...


  5. says:

    Classic Diana Wynne Jones, la mia opinione su questa raccolta soffre un poco perch avevo gi letto il brillante The Sage of Theare in Mixed Magics Four Tales of Chrestomanci Degli altri racconti il pi criptico e anche inquietante sicuramente The Master leggendo in seguito l introduzione naturalmente nato insieme a Fire and Hemlock Avventure divertenti Enna Hittims e Dragon Reserve, Home Eight The Girl Who Loved the Sun la spiegazione che l autrice tenta di dare al Classic Diana Wynne Jones, la mia opinione su questa raccolta soffre un poco perch avevo gi letto il brillante The Sage of Theare in Mixed Magics Four Tales of Chrestomanci Degli altri racconti il pi criptico e anche inquietante sicuramente The Master leggendo in seguito l introduzione naturalmente nato insieme a Fire and Hemlock Avventure divertenti Enna Hittims e Dragon Reserve, Home Eight The Girl Who Loved the Sun la spiegazione che l autrice tenta di dare alle fanciulle che si trasformano in piante e animali nella mitologia, curioso ma non l ho gradito come gli altri in un certo senso funziona di meno perch si chiude...


  6. says:

    I came to Diana Wynne Jones late in life any later than ten is pushing it and have been making it up ever since Her Chrestomanci books in particular are masterful examples of great fantasy that does unexpected things.The stories in this collection sometimes feel like they should be part of acomplete world, particularly Dragon Reserve...


  7. says:

    Having just finished re reading this book for the third time, or thereabouts, I can pretty confidently say that I like it, at the very least More than just being an enjoyable read, however, it is a thoughtful read Every time I have read it I discover at least one or two new layers to think about in at least one or two of the stories The stories themselves, ...


  8. says:

    There is many different wonderful stories in this book Some are strange, some are silly, some are crazy but I absolutely loved them I loved the first story in the book called The Sage of Theare which was about the son of a God, then there was Dragon Reserve, Home Eight, The Girl Who Loved The Sun and manyI ve read other books by Diana Wynne Jones, but this was my first time reading a book of short stories by her and I was really happy with the book The stories were really great and enj There is many different wonde...


  9. says:

    If I could give this book 4.5 stars, I would It was super good and I loved just about every moment of it But her writing style is unique, and it took a bit of getting used to proper English, who would of thought My favorite story from the book was Enna Hittims, the entire s...


  10. says:

    The cover is awesome I wish I could say I loved all the stories in here, but I didn t The Sage of Theare and Enna Hittims were my favorite ones The Master had a wonderfully paranoid atmosphere, but the ending was disappointing I didn t like nad and Dan adn Quaffy I supp...


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Believing is Seeing Believing Is Seeing, As The Title Of This Outstanding Collection Of Fantasies Proclaims And Reading Is Seeing Than You Ve Ever Imagined When In The Masterful Hands Of Acclaimed Author Diana Wynne Jones Here Are Seven Tales Seven Doorways To Bizarre, Yet Strangely Familiar Worlds To Transport One And All In These Worlds Are A Child Born To An Ordered Society But Preordained To Spread Dissolutiona Girl Who So Loves The Sun That She Renounces Her Humanity For Eternitya Cat And A Boy, Held Captive By An Evil Magician Until They Can Find A Bigger Magic Of Their Owna Woman Imprisoned In A Strange Country Dominated By Three Ravenous Wolvesand Many Other Characters And Stories Just As Exceptional These Richly Drawn, Razor Sharp Stories Showcase The Skills And Sheer Narrative Power Of One Of The Most Esteemed Fantasy Writers Of Our Time.