A Confusion of Princes

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Allen & Unwin, 2012 - Adventure and adventurers - 355 pages
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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  - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing

This kept switching genres on me. The main character begins life as an incredibly privileged prince who is trained in war and espionage by his innumerable servants and androids. He battles the other ... Read full review

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User Review  - lyrrael - LibraryThing

Wow. This one was unique. Nowhere near as powerful as some of Nix's earlier works (The Abhorsen Trilogy, Shade's Children), but Nix has always been the epitome of the epic world builder for me. He ... 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.

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