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Archer"s goon

Diana Wynne Jones

Archer"s goon

by Diana Wynne Jones

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Published by Methuen Childrens in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDiana Wynne Jones.
SeriesA Magnet book
The Physical Object
Pagination240p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16758041M
ISBN 100416622801

One day a boy named Howard Sykes comes home from school and fins the "goon" sitting in the kitchen. He said he'd been sent by Archer to collect the " words" from Howard's author father, Quentin. What follows is a hilarious tale of family drama, twists and turns, relatable characters and a top-notch plot! 30 day book challenge diana wynne jones archers goon. 4 notes. Reblog. That ask I got made me realize that anything by Diana Wynne Jones is like, the healthy comfort food of books. They’ve got this vibe of soft British children’s fantasy, and imagery that suits that tone, but underneath there’s so much depth, so much to think about even.

  In other words: Archer’s Goon is totally worth the slow buildup, and a very smart, fun book. Discussion Questions. 1. Let’s start with the plot because this is probably one of the most distinctive things about Archer’s Goon: the way that the story progresses slowly and you think you are reading something very specific and then boom. Buy The Book of the Archers by Greene, Patricia, Collingwood, Charles, Niklaus, Hedli (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible orders/5(3).

  The Goon has come to demand the two thousand words of nonsense that Howard's father allegedly owes a mysterious figure named Archer. As Howard unravels the truth, he uncovers that their town is run by seven megalomaniac wizards, each desperate to rule the world - and each convinced that his father's words are the key Pages: Archer’s Goon. by Diana Wynne Jones. On Sale: 04/06/ Format: Book Overview Author Info and Events. About the Book. Fact: A Goon is a being who melts into the foreground and sticks there When the Goon turns up demanding "Archer’s two thousand", life turns upside-down. As Howard desperately tries to get to the bottom of this peculiar.


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Archer"s goon by Diana Wynne Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

I don't have a favorite Diana Wynne Jones book; I have a cluster of five favorites and six more second-tier favorites. Of those top five, three were published consecutively, and Archer's Goon is the first of those.

DWJ's sixteenth published book, Archer's Goon represents, with Howl's Moving Castle, the peak of the humorous writing that characterizes much of her s period/5. Unpredictable and spiced with unexpected humor Archers Goon leaves readers wanting more.

(starred review) (School Library Journal) The writing in Archers Goon is fine and the scenes and characters fresh and well-drawn (Washington Post Book World) Hilarious fantasy.

(Horn Book Magazine) A highly original fantasy A most intriguing book/5(42). Unpredictable and spiced with unexpected humor Archers Goon leaves readers wanting more. (starred review) (School Library Journal) The writing in Archers Goon is fine and the scenes and characters fresh and well-drawn (Washington Post Book World) Hilarious fantasy.

(Horn Book Magazine) A highly original fantasy A most intriguing book/5(41). ALA Notable Children’s Book The trouble started when Howard Sykes came home from school and found the "goon" sitting in the kitchen.

He said he'd been sent by Archer. With Susan Jameson, Angela Forry, Morgan Jones, Victoria Worsley/10(45). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Archer's Goon by Diana Wynne Jones at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Horn Book Magazine. The writing in Archers Goon is fine and the scenes and characters fresh and well-drawn. Washington Post Book World.

Read More. Customer Reviews/5(14). This was the first DWJ book I ever read, based on a rave review in either Analog or F&SF.

Of course, I was hooked and bought every DWJ book I could find. I even found a copy of "Changeover" somewhere. Archer's Goon reads as well now as it ever did. One of the very few books I've ever given five stars/5(19). Free download or read online Archers Goon pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Diana Wynne Jones. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format.

The main characters of this fantasy, young adult story are Howard Sykes,/5. A much loved book I love all of Dana Wynne Jones's books and re-read or re-listen to them frequently, Archer's Goon is no exception and Miriam Margolyes is a great narrator. Diana Wynne Jones wrote different types of fantasy/sci-fi/magic books and this is of the kind set.

“This book will prove the following ten facts: 1. A Goon is a being who melts into the foreground and sticks there. Pigs have wings, making them hard to catch. All power corrupts, but we need electricity. When an irresistible force meets an immovable object, the result is a family fight Cited by: 4.

Secondary Character Title: Neither Archer nor the Goon are the lead character. The Goon plays a large role but the protaganist and viewpoint character is Howard.

Stout Strength: Shine, who runs around with a rocket launcher at one point. Stripperiffic/Hell-Bent for Leather: Shine.

She's somewhat fatter than your usual Vamp, though. Archer's Goon Book Summary and Study Guide. Diana Wynne Jones Booklist Diana Wynne Jones Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Archer's Goon; Howard comes home from school to find a very large man called the Goon in the kitchen; the Goon refuses to leave until Howard's father, Quentin, gives him two thousand words.

Shortly thereafter. Get this from a library. Archer's Goon. [Diana Wynne Jones] -- After the Goon moves into the Sykes' house and refuses to budge, thirteen-year-old Howard learns some startling information about his family, including the fact that he is adopted and that his father.

Archer's Goon, by Diana Wynne Jones What with everything going on this month, I've pretty much fallen back on old favorite DWJ titles, of which Archer's Goon is a prominent member. I love the humor in this book, the family -- this must be one of the very few DWJ titles that features a family that isn't completely, totally dysfunctional, though it is certainly eccentric.

-- and the sheer chaos. Archer's Goon by Jones, Diana Wynne and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Unpredictable and spiced with unexpected humor Archers Goon leaves readers wanting more.

(starred review) — School Library Journal The writing in Archers Goon is fine and the scenes and characters fresh and well-drawn — Washington Post Book World Hilarious fantasy.

— Horn Book Magazine A highly original fantasy A most intriguing book. “This book will prove the following ten facts: 1. A Goon is a being who melts into the foreground and sticks there. Pigs have wings, making them hard to catch. Archer's Goon by Diana Wynne Jones Published by Greenwillow Books on Pages: Goodreads.

The trouble started when Howard Sykes came home from school and found the "goon" sitting in the kitchen. He said he'd been sent by Archer. But who was Archer. It had to do with the 2, words that Howard's author father had failed to deliver. Buy a cheap copy of Archer's Goon book by Diana Wynne Jones.

The trouble started when Howard Sykes came home from school and found the goon sitting in the kitchen. He said he'd been sent by Archer.

But who was Archer. It Free shipping over $/5(5). ARCHER'S GOON - Complete Series () DVD £ DVD - contains all 6 episodes Digitally Remastered directly from the original studio mastertapes, this has to be seen to be believed!. Diana Wynne Jones (–) spent her childhood in Essex and began writing fantasy novels for children in the s.

With her unique combination of magic, humour and imagination, she enthralled generations of children and adults with her work/5(40).Get this from a library! Archer's Goon. [Diana Wynne Jones] -- After the Goon moves into Sykes' house and refuses to budge, thirteen-year-old Howard learns some startling information about his family, including the fact that he is adopted and that his father is.About the Book.

A hugely imaginative and magical novel from the Godmother of British fantasy, Diana Wynne Jones. When Howard Sykes comes home from school and finds the enormous Goon in the kitchen, his life turns upside-down.