By Diana Wynne Jones
Cart and Cwidder is the 1st within the best-selling Dalemark Quartet of books and tells the tale of Moril and his brother and sister who're traveling musicians traveling via Dalemark, till in the future they choose up a mysterious passenger. by some means Moril's kin and the stranger have gotten certain jointly in terror, flight, and song.
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Not briefed? Hmmmm . ” He frowned. ” Deeba said. ” said Obaday Fing, waving at his stall. * * * UN LUN DUN 41 Obaday’s assistants looked up from their stitching. One or two had a few needles and pins wedged into their heads, in among plaits and ponytails. At the rear of the stall sat a ﬁgure writing at a huge sheet of paper. Where its head should be was a big glass jar full of black ink, into which it dipped its pen. “Simon Atramenti,” Obaday said. The inkwell-headed person waved with stained ﬁngers and returned to its writing.
There was that frenetic buzzing. From a little hole in the back of her phone burst a handful of wasps. Deeba shrieked and dropped the phone, and the wasps ﬂew off in different directions. Her phone was broken. She sat heavily at the pillar’s base. Zanna stared at her, and her face began to crease. “It’ll be okay,” said Deeba. “Don’t. ” said Zanna. ” Zanna and Deeba stared at each other. From her wallet, Zanna drew out the strange travelcard she had been sent, weeks ago. She stared at it as if it might contain some clue, some advice.
They were immediately surrounded by the animated jabbering of a market morning. Deeba and Zanna kept looking up at that extraordinary hollow sun, but the scene around them was almost as bizarre. There were people in all kinds of uniforms: mechanics’ overalls smeared in oil; ﬁreﬁghters’ protective clothes; doctors’ white coats; the blue of police; and others, including people in the neat suits of waiters, with cloths over one arm. All these uniforms looked like dressing-up costumes. They were too neat, and somehow a bit too simple.