Get the Drowned Ammet at Microsoft Store and compare products with the latest customer reviews and ratings. Download or ship for free. Free returns. Drowned Ammet is the story of Mitt, a boy who joins a band of Freedom Fighters in a bid to try and crush the tyrranical ruler of Holand, and at the same time. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Ron Patton lives and works in Washington State as a software consultant. He began his career at Texas Instruments as a.

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There drownev no discussion topics on this book yet. He shares the narration with Hildy, who is decidedly less sympathetic at times, at least in comparison to Mitt.

Diana Wynne Jones always provides the pleasure of well-told, formula-busting stories. The most interesting part. The Chronicles of Chrestomanci, Volume 1: And that there ddowned always a choice to make. In contrast are Hildy and Ynen, grandchildren of the Earl. It’s an awkward relationship these three have, and it’s very well-written.

Drowned Ammet (The Dalemark Quartet, #2) by Diana Wynne Jones

He ends up working on a fishing boat with Siriol out of Holand harbor. This book drowend hold my attention as well as the first novel did.

Unless we just really didn’t know some of the characters that appear early in the book, which is possible.

Books In This Series 4 Books. In her family finally settled in Thaxted, Essex, where her parents worked running an educational conference centre. The adults around him when he grew up who influenced him. Meanwhile, Hildy and Ynen are re-united with Navis, who tells them that they were lucky to escape Holand alive, as Harl had been planning to kill them.

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Want to Read saving…. He invokes the greater name of Libby Beer, causing an island to rise up, destroying the ship. In a lovely hint at the beginning, which also served as a plot point, a small Mitt wanders away from home following a sudden extraordinary smell. His father was a member of the Free Holanders, an underground resistance force in the city of Holand, but was captured and killed when his own brothers in the resistance turned him in.


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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The quiet mitt with the “common as muck” name starts his life in the country and is forced to move to the city as the evil and ruthless earl of holand rises the taxes and they end with no money at all. The quiet mitt with the “common as muck” name starts his life in the country and is forced to move to the city as the evil and ruthless earl of holand rises the taxes and they end with no money at all.

Coincidentally, I had just read The Spellcoats for the first time Year of the Griffin Derkholm Book 2. Alike the first part of this series, Drowned Ammet is definitely a heavier book than my earlier meetings with DWJ books. This is considered good luck, and so they take him on board, lashing him to the prow as a figurehead.

Mitt and his mother Milda are convinced that three of the elder Free Holanders, Siriol, Dideo and Ham, betrayed the younger members to the Earls soldiers because they were scared of the consequences of raiding the warehouse. English Choose a language for shopping. After a few hours in the man’s company, Mitt realizes that not only is the sailor the man who shot Earl Hadd from the harbor, he is also Mitt’s own long-lost father, Al. There are some interesting and disturbing themes in Drowned Ammetsuch as the titular practice of throwing images of the gods into the ocean for luck.

Her first book was a novel for adults published by Macmillan inentitled Changeover.

So I try to think like a child when I read her work it sort of pleases me, the way people are often so snobby about children “not understanding” adult literature — which I did, on some level at least, from the age of nine — that perhaps this is something children understand b Diana Wynne Jones doesn’t make the worldbuilding too easy to follow.


Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The positive side is that the setting of this book is really creatively depicted and there are some nice ideas about religion and faith and the proper use thereof.

However, after a raid on a warehouse which goes fatally wrong, Mitt’s father disappears, most likely killed by the soldiers. I also really like the fact the book ammey unabridged!

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Gaiman had already dedicated his four-part comic book mini-series The Books of Magic to “four witches”, of whom Jones was one. The Magicians by Lev Grossman Review: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. That storm scene was suc 3. Share your thoughts with other customers. I love her characters, who struggle with both internal and external conflicts, and her plot twists and unapologetic integration of mythology into her stories.

I liked this book quite a bit — Jones’ puts her characters Mitt and the two noble children under great stress — not just physical danger but she akmet them to drownedd their own severe personal faults, and this works very well.

The Dalemark Quartet 4 books. The Spellcoats Dalemark Quartet Book 3. Showing of 8 reviews. In her Quartet, she also provides the pleasure of watching an intricate pattern unfold behind the stories.

Praise for Howl’s Moving Castle: It’s kind of an interesting world, I guess? All told, though, a very nice book, and coupled with the first clearly part of a series, but reasonably well contained too. I found the first two books of the dalemark quartet to be too simple and straight forward. If these books are really meant for kids, that’s quite subversive of DWJ, and I heartily approve.