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Creator of Howl's Moving Castle Passes Away

by Naruleach
Mar 26, 2011 4:52 PM | 100 Comments
Diana Wynne Jones, author of the novel Howl's Moving Castle, passed away from cancer on March 26th at the age of 76. Jones wrote over 40 books for children and adults. In 2004, Miyazaki Hayao adapted her novel into the now famous anime film, Howl's Moving Castle.

Sources: Science Fiction Site, the Diana Wynne Jones official fan site

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No I just watched this wish to see more!!!
Now to her novels!!

Jul 18, 2013 9:00 PM by RosyXkid

Rest in Peace.

Apr 24, 2013 10:46 AM by Kuandohan

My heart just died a little... :'(

Jan 15, 2012 6:28 PM by tplusent

Rest in Peace...

thanks for giving us Howl's Moving Castle..

Jan 15, 2012 9:45 AM by millo


Mar 28, 2011 8:39 AM by lame-desu

u will be remember master RIP

Mar 28, 2011 8:30 AM by Mr_Gutts


Mar 28, 2011 4:47 AM by removed-user

All good things, come to an end.

Mar 28, 2011 1:27 AM by Yanoflies

Howl's Moving Castle is my favorite Hayao Miyazaki movie. While i never read the novel, i thought the story was beautiful based on the movie. R.I.P.

Mar 27, 2011 10:03 PM by Ale1190

OH, just read that :(


Mar 27, 2011 6:18 PM by Alcoholicide


Mar 27, 2011 4:33 PM by mina-mina10

May you rest in PEACE.

Mar 27, 2011 4:08 PM by TexKlanZ

Her books made my childhood. May she rest in peace.

Mar 27, 2011 3:47 PM by Myshkin

& I planned to meet her someday. :(

R.I.P., Ms. Jones. Howl's Moving Castle was such a great book & all your others. <3

Mar 27, 2011 2:39 PM by ayufu

RIP :\

Mar 27, 2011 1:29 PM by Aozure


Mar 27, 2011 1:23 PM by twonline

I loved her work!

Mar 27, 2011 12:57 PM by Mimiko

May she Rest in Peace..

Mar 27, 2011 11:50 AM by -Kawaii_Panda-

Vaya con Dios, Seniora.

Mar 27, 2011 11:46 AM by Nasty001

R.I.P. I loved all your awesome books.

Mar 27, 2011 10:17 AM by Cruncher

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