The Homeward Bounders by Diana Wynne Jones

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Published by Greenwillow Books in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Time travel -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Space and time -- Juvenile fiction

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Once he becomes a pawn in a game played by a powerful group he calls Them, 12-year-old Jamie is repeatedly catapulted through space and time

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ALA best book for young adults

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Other titlesALA best book for young adults
StatementDiana Wynne Jones
GenreJuvenile fiction
The Physical Object
Pagination265 p. ;
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22858484M
ISBN 100060298863

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: 6. Together with some other Homeward Bounders -- Helen, who could do extraordinary things with her withered arm, Joris the demon hunter (and Konstam, his master) -- and other friends, he plotted to oppose Them directly, in the fortress that seemed to be Their chief stronghold/5(38).

Bit by bit, though, Jamie realizes there are rules They have to play by. He forms an alliance with two other lost Homeward Bounders—bitter, powerful Helen and demon-hunter Joris—and takes a desperate chance, hoping that the three wanders can find.

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The legions of Faery, aided by trolls, demons and the Wild Hunt itself, were poised to overthrow the realms of light. Life-long friends, they went their separate ways. Now they are together again, though each holds secrets from the. Homeward Bound Books. likes.

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“Page thirty-four.” The book was called Mim’s List was this year’s date in Konstam’s world. When Vanessa saw the book later, she laughed, because in her world they have a book with the same name, which is a list of medicines.4/5(32).

Homeward Bounders seem to be the only people who can go from one universe to another. And we go by walking the Bounds until we come to a Boundary, when, if one of Them has finished his move, we get twitched into the Boundary in another Earth, in another universe.4/5(32).

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The homeward bounders. [Diana Wynne Jones; David Wyatt] -- When They threw Jamie out to the Boundaries, he was at first too shocked and amazed to make much sense of it.

He'd been told he could go Home if he found himself in the right world, but life seemed. The Homeward Bounders Dedication To Thomas Tuckett, with thanks for advice about War Gaming Contents Cover Title Page Dedication Chapter I And he didn’t know either. He gave me a book on chess and another on tennis and another on hunting—none of them the slightest use—and one called Buildings of Note.

That was not much use either. 4/5(32). The Homeward Bounders Book Summary and Study Guide. Diana Wynne Jones Booklist Diana Wynne Jones Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Homeward Bounders; A twelve-year-old boy named Jamie uncovers a world where spiritual entities are playing a board game with the world.

They are controlling situations with people like it's a game. The Homeward Bounders by Diana Wynne Jones February 8, Septem marineko This is a book that I’m re-reading for the first time in perhaps fourteen years.

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The Homeward Bounders is not a book everyone is going to like, but it is perfect for me. I think it is one of Jones's best actually. It doesn't have the charm and quirk of Chrestomanci, Howl, or Derkholm, but it still has a sly and ironic humor that keeps it from being too tragic.

And. All I could do was go along and hope. Rule Two really ties your hands. And I’ve never dared test out how much—or how little—an ordinary person can do to a Homeward Bounder before Rule Two gets him.

As I said, I’ve been beaten, and nothing has happened; and I’ve been robbed and sentenced to jail, and something very much has.4/5(32).

Lory @ Emerald City Book Review Ap at pm. Homeward Bounders is one of my top 10 DWJ titles. Proof that a book can be high-concept and still have moral integrity and fantastic characters (HELEN!).

I probably wouldn’t have read The Homeward Bounders for a long time to come as it’s currently out of print in the the US except as an e-book if it weren’t for a conversation on Twitter I had with Sage Blackwood in boundees she said she heard some consider it.

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Bit by bit, though, Jamie realizes there are rules They have to play by. He forms an alliance with two other lost Homeward Bounders—bitter, powerful Helen and demon-hunter Joris—and takes a desperate chance, hoping that the three wanders can find a way back to their home worlds at last.

the homeward bounders by Diane Wynne Jones ‧ RELEASE DATE: Aug. 10, According to this chilly scenario, it is not one God but an uncertain number of hooded, nameless, sinister beings referred to as Them, who play dice with the universe--only instead of one universe there are many worlds, and the dice are merely accessories in Their Author: Diane Wynne Jones.

I cannot handle the emotions this book gives me. The Homeward Bounders is a fantasy novel by Diana Wynne Jones in which a vast series of parallel universes serve as the game-boards for a race of demons that delight in war-games and fantasy-games.

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The cover (of the original hardcover, which I can’t find anywhere online) is very ominous, with figures in black hooded capes walking through a battlefield, with an old-fashioned clipper ship and a pink fortress in the background. The Homeward Bounders by Diana Wynne Jones; 9 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Space and time, Fiction, Juvenile fiction, Time travel.

The Homeward Bounders is a novel by Diana Wynne Jones. "You are now a discard. We have no further use for you in play. You are free to walk the Bounds, but it will be against the rules for you to enter play in any world.

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Publisher: Greenwillow Books 0 3 0 Summary If he finds the right world, Jamie can get Home again. When Jamie stumbled upon the powerful Them playing Their mysterious games, They threw him out to the Boundaries of the worlds. 'The Homeward Bounders' lacks the whimsy of her more popular works, but that makes the core of her writing all the more apparent, which is what really draws people in 4/5(18).

Homeward Bounders crosses the boundaries between genres as Jamie and the others cross between worlds, encompassing myth, fantasy, science fiction and adventure as only children's fiction can. I have got lost in Diana Wynne Jones' books in the past, but this one came alive as I read, a complex, multiverse-spanning plot that nonetheless makes.

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