Abhorsen

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Allen & Unwin, 2003 - Disappeared persons - 426 pages
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Only Lirael can confront the Destroyer. With her companions, Sameth, Mogget and the Disreputable dog, she races across the Old Knigdom, battling Shadow Hands and dark necromancers, to reach Ancelstierre before it is too late. But what hope can one young woman have against an evil with the power to destroy life itself? Suggested level: secondary.

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User Review  - mirikayla - LibraryThing

The writing is less subtle than in Sabriel and Lirael, lots of things stated that didn't need to be, with kind of repetitive narration at times. On the other hand, I was surprised more than once by ... Read full review

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User Review  - glitzandshadows - LibraryThing

Well, I seem to have found my new favourite trilogy. Honestly, these are the most perfect books to me. They're basically everything I have been looking for in a YA series for a really long time ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

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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