Castle in the Air
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By Diana Wynne Jones

fantasy | 298 pages | Published in NaN

In which a humble young carpet merchant wins, then loses, the princess of his dreamsFar to the south of the land of Ingary, in the Sultanates of Rashpuht, there lived in the city of Zanzib a young and not very prosperous carpet dealer named Abdullah who loved to spend his time daydreaming. He was content with his life and his daydreams until, one day, a stranger sold him a magic carpet.That very night, the carpet flew him to an enchanted garden. There, he met and fell in love with the beauteous princess Flower-in-the-Night, only to have her snatched away, right under his very nose, by a wicked djinn. With only his magic carpet and his wits to help him, Abdullah sets off to rescue his princess....

ISBN_13:9780064473453

Quotes

Nobody could make a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.

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It is quite incredible how much difference winning can make.

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You must have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.

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A person is never too old to learn.

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It is sheer good fortune to miss somebody long before they leave you.

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It is not the magic that makes a person bad or good. It is the choices they make.

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Sometimes, you have to believe in someone else's belief until your own belief kicks in.

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The best way to get even with anyone is to put them in the past, where they belong.

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It takes a lot of courage to be kind in a world that often rewards cruelty.

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You only get one life. Make sure it's yours.

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