I make that 4 horses and 10 men just to get rid of one old woman. What did you do to the king?
Here we’ll be discussing chapters 11 through 15 of Howl’s Moving Castle.
In these chapters, Sophie visits two locations beyond the Castle door for the first time. While Kingsbury is grand and strange, Jones attempts to make the world as we know it seem like the truly fantastical place, as that is how it appears to Sophie. Does she succeed? Do you find it interesting when authors try to show us how bizarre our world really is by showing it to us through the eyes of an outsider?
One magic unique to our world is spoiler tags: don’t forget them.