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Allen & Unwin, Mar 1, 2004 - Disappeared persons - 426 pages
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Beneath the earth, a force lies waiting, greedy for freedom. As the Old Kingdom falls once more people look to Abhorsen to save them. Yet Abhorsen is lost, only Lirael has any chance of stopping the Destroyer and so she travels across the Kingdom in a race against time. But what hope can one woman have against a terrible evil?

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This was an awesome ending to the trilogy! - LibraryThing
The storytelling quality is very compelling. - LibraryThing
It was written well and easy to read. - LibraryThing
A fitting ending to the Abhorsen trilogy. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - Xleptodactylous - LibraryThing

I remember little of this book from my youth. An ending that came too slowly, yet seemed to end so fast. Still there are things that were not explained; the past another place entirely to explore. Read full review

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User Review  - Annie Oosterwyk - Goodreads

This is one series I would like to see continue. I am pleased to see there is a companion volume, Across the Wall, so I won't die of sadness. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Garth Nix was born in Melbourne, Australia on July 19, 1963 and grew up in Canberra. 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. In 1999, he received a Golden Duck Award for Australian Contribution to Children's Science Fiction. He is the author of the Old Kingdom series, The Seventh Tower series, and The Keys to the Kingdom series. In 2014 his title Blood Ties made The New York Times Best Seller List. In 2015 his title Clariel was nominated for Best Novel by the Ditmar Awards. He also became a finalist for the Locus Awards 2015 with Clariel.

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