A Confusion of Princes

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Allen & Unwin, 2012 - Adventure and adventurers - 337 pages
A grand adventure that spans galaxies and lifetimes, A Confusion of Princes is a page-turning thriller, a tender romance, and a powerful exploration of what it means to be human. Bonus Garth Nix short story 'Master Haddad's Holiday' exclusive to the ANZ edition...

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User Review  - DeborahJade - LibraryThing

A fun read looking into the journey from being a Prince among millions of Princes to becoming the one to replace the Emperor. This takes place every 20 years and Prince Khemri has quite an adventure along the way. Read full review

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User Review  - DeborahJ2016 - www.librarything.com

Lots of technobabble, but since it is a world-building series-opener, I can forgive the author for the glut of information. What interested me was the idea of a battle to be royale, as it were ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Garth Nix was born in Melbourne, Australia on July 19, 1963. He graduated from the University of Canberra in 1986 and worked various jobs within the publishing industry until 1994. After a stint in public relations, he returned to books and took up writing as a career. He is the author of Blood Ties, Clariel, Newt's Emerald, the Old Kingdom series, The Seventh Tower series, and The Keys to the Kingdom series. In 1999, he received a Golden Duck Award for Australian Contribution to Children's Science Fiction. To Hold the Bridge was named Best Collection by the 2015 Aurealis Awards. His novella, By Frogsled and Lizardback to Outcast Venusian Lepers, was named Best Science Fiction Novella by the 2015 Aurealis Awards. In 2018, he won the 2017 Aurealis Award for the Best science-fiction short story.

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