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"Diana Wynne Jones." In Contemporary Literary Criticism. Vol. 26. Detroit: Gale, 1983: 224-233. This article offers an overview of significant critical commentary made on the body of Jones's work up to 1983.

Fisher, Margery. Review. Growing Point 25,6 (March 1987): 4772-4773. Fisher offers a psychological interpretation of the castle, and praises the novel for its tender affirmation of the human spirit.

Jones, Diana Wynne. "Far Out Fantasy." Books for Your Children 16,3 (Autumn/Winter 1981): 4-5. The author discusses how and what she writes, and compares it to "the enchanted circle" formed by children's games like "Let's pretend."

Letley, Emma. "A Storm of Magic."The Times Literary Supplement 4367 (December 12, 1986): 1410. Although brief, this article indicates how Jones uses and updates themes and motifs from the realm of fairy tales in Howl's Moving Castle.

Twichell, Ethel R. Review. The Horn Book Magazine 62,3 (May/June 1986): 331-332. Justly declaring that the novel "all but denies synopsis...

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