By Diana Wynne Jones
The hassle began while Howard Sykes got here domestic from tuition and located the "goon" sitting within the kitchen. He stated he'd been despatched via Archer. yet who used to be Archer? It needed to do with the 2,000 phrases that Howard's writer father had didn't deliver.
It quickly grew to become transparent not just that Archer sought after these phrases, yet that his wizard siblings, Hathaway, Dillian, Shine, Torquil, Erskine, and Venturus, could additionally visit any lengths to get them.
Although each one wizard governed a piece of the city, she or he used to be a prisoner in it. every one suspected that one among them held the key at the back of the phrases, and that mystery was once the main to their freedom. Which one in all them was once it? The Sykes relatives develop into pawns within the wizards' struggle to win their freedom, wrest regulate from each other, and fan out to rule the world.
Diana Wynne Jones skillfully courses the reader via a riveting, twisty plot, with fulfilling surprises at each awesome flip. an exhilarating technological know-how fiction event the place, fortunately, not anything is what it first turns out to be.
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Archer's Goon by Diana Wynne Jones