Chrestomanci Books in Order, by Diana Wynne Jones

A fantasy book series written by Diana Wynne Jones, the Chrestomanci–whose real name is Christopher Chant–holds a powerful and important magical office responsible for overseeing the use of magic in the various parallel worlds. He has the ability to travel between worlds and is tasked with maintaining balance and order in the magical realms. Throughout the series, the Chrestomanci often becomes involved in resolving magical problems, and the stories explore the intricacies and challenges of navigating the multiverse.

Here are the multiple Chrestomanci Reading Orders

The Chestomanci Books in Publication Order

Charmed Life (1977)
The Magicians of Caprona (1980)
Witch Week (1982)
The Sage of Theare” (1982)*
Warlock at the Wheel” (1984)*
Carol Oneir’s Hundredth Dream” (1986)*
The Lives of Christopher Chant (1988)
Stealer of Souls” (2000)*
Conrad’s Fate (2005)
The Pinhoe Egg (2006)

*The short stories are collected in one volume titled Mixed Magics.

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The Chestomanci Series in Chronological Order

The Lives of Christopher Chant (1988)
Conrad’s Fate (2005)
Charmed Life (1977)
Warlock at the Wheel
The Sage of Theare
Witch Week (1982)
The Magicians of Caprona (1980)
Stealer of Souls
Carol Oneir’s Hundredth Dream
The Pinhoe Egg (2006)

Diana Wynne Jones’ Recommended Reading Order for The Chestomanci

Charmed Life (1977)
The Lives of Christopher Chant (1988)
Conrad’s Fate (2005)
Witch Week (1982)
The Magicians of Caprona (1980)
The Pinhoe Egg (2006)
Mixed Magics (2000)