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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As this opening suggests, the first section of the book is about why Mitt feels so inclined to blow up the Earl and bring his perceived enemies down with him.

Thanks for your answer, this makes sense! Cart and Cwidder Dalemark Quartet Book 1. The smell was cow dung and peat and trampled grass, mixed with smoke from the chimney. For centuries Dalemark drlwned been a land divided by the warring earldoms of the North and South. This is a classic fantasy series from one of the best authors in the genre.

Diana Wynne Jones has won the Guardian Award for fiction and has written over twenty novels in less than twenty years. Ammet is simply drwned straw man, and Libby drownex sculpture made of fruit. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The adults in charge of his upbringing – his mother, his father brought him there. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

The story doesn’t really begin until about pages in, and then the action and plot I had been so desperately waiting for felt rushed and under-explored.


Although the two are initially uncooperative, Mitt does his best to convince them that he dgowned a rough, tough freedom fighter who will shoot them if he gets the chance; he partially succeeds, and Hildy and Ynen agree to take him North, if only because he has a gun, given to him by Hobin. If these books are really meant for kids, that’s quite subversive of DWJ, and I heartily approve. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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The plots and counterplots he’s embroiled in come to a head at the port’s spring festival, when all the nobles must take part in a grand procession to the sea, carrying the festival effigies of Drowned Ammet and Libby Beer to be cast into the harbor. Having been seen and recognized during the Earl’s assassination, Mitt is forced to flee for his life.

There are two plot threads in Drowned Ammet: To rate and review, sign in. Year of the Griffin Derkholm Book 2.

The Dalemark QuartetBook 2 Length: 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. In this case it didn’t. Earl Hadd and most of his sons are tyrants, oppressing the poor, assassinating enemies and raising taxes. He also has this habit of taking a nap in the midst of danger.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Jan 28, Angela Tuson rated it it was amazing. He goes on this plot to assassinate the Earl without making any escape plans or really thinking it through.


Hildy has been betrothed to the Lord of the Isles against her will, and is spitting mad about it.

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

Coincidentally, I had just read The Amet for the first time Oct 01, Justine rated it it was amazing. There’s a bit of a reveal toward the end of the book, and I found that to be slightly unbelievable as well.

There are few truly noble characters in this book, and I love I discovered this book at the same time The Crown of Drrowned came out. 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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There’s still something so different about this book to the other books of Jones’ that I can think of. I like going on unexpected journeys. Family drama, peril on the high seas, ancient magics awakened – there’s a lot of action packed into these pages. It’s that old type of fantasy where there’s a lot of backstory, a lot of telling, and it bounces around in 3rd person omniscient to keep some distance from the characters emotionally.

Many of her earlier children’s books were out of print in recent years, but have now been re-issued for the young audience whose interest in fantasy and reading was spurred by Harry Potter.