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Who Got Rid of Angus Flint?

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Nobody wanted Angus Flint to visit, but he came anyway. Now he eats all the food, hogs the television, criticizes everything anyone does for him, and refuses to listen to anything anyone says. It looked like he might be staying for good--until help came from the most unlikely source....

Anthologized in Stopping for a Spell.
Paperback, 58 pages
Published 1990 by Mammoth (first published 1978)
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Melissa McShane
I have mixed feelings about this short book (novella? Novelette?). I mean, Diana Wynne Jones is brilliant, and in this early story she's messing around with POV and the naive narrator like she did with Eight Days Of Luke, so I admire the storytelling. On the other hand, the story itself is unpleasant--an obnoxious houseguest, parents who are too "polite" to kick him out (too wimpy, really), kids who are left to suffer because of him. I mean, Angus Flint actually picks the kids up by the hair and ...more
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Diana Wynne Jones was the author of more than thirty critically acclaimed fantasy stories, including the Chrestomanci series and the novels Howl's Moving Castle and Dark Lord of Derkholm.

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