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I'd like to share a memory in memory of sf author Diana Wynne Jones, who passed away last night at the age of 76. I have to admit, I'm not Jones' number one fan. I haven't read all of her most famous series, the Chrestomanci books, and only read Howl's Moving Castle after I saw Miyazaki's movie. But in the arbitrary way of childhood, one of her more minor books opened a door for me at just the right moment. It still lives in the back of my mind as a personal touchstone for wonder and discovery and the love of reading. It was called Dogsbody.

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