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Sabriel - Garth Nix
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Sabriel - hardcover

2002, ISBN: 0007137303

[SR: 556385], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780007137305], HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, Book, [PU: HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks], 2002-09-02, HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, Sabriel:, This may be the first book of yet another "cross-over" fantasy trilogy--theoretically equally appealing to both children and adult readers--but thankfully Sabriel has enough verve and panache about it to reach just such a wide readership and to ensure that author Garth Nix has created a bandwagon all of his own. Constantly rich and meaty, the story is intriguing from the off. Page by page the tension builds and draws you into a highly imaginative landscape that has familiarity and originality in equal measures. Sabriel attends Wyverley Girls College in Ancelstierre (Nix's version of normal) and has recently graduated with runaway firsts in every subject. But her particular school has certain extra-curricular activities, like the learning of Magic, because of its proximity to the Wall which marks Ancelstierre's border with the Old Kingdom. Over the wall, life is very different and the use of magic is commonplace. Then, on the edge of death, Sabriel's father, Abhorson, sends her a cryptic message that means she must venture into the Old Kingdom and calm the storm that is brewing there, and which will surely multiply at her father's passing. Refusing to accept his fate, Sabriel inherits the tools of her father's trade and his name. Her new duty is to lay the disturbed dead back to rest with the help of seven powerful bells worn across the chest. Sabriel seeks her father's slayer in a mammoth journey that is hindered by dark magic, monsters-a-plenty and shadowy unsubstantial evils. The narrative builds into a luxurious tale of good versus evil, with a re-assuringly likeable central character to take us through it all. Nix's writing is solid and well-planned, his prose convincing and rounded. Make a note to look up the sequels Lirael and Abhorsen in due course--they're unlikely to disappoint. (Ages 10 and over)--John McLay, 5346619031, Paranormal & Fantasy, 280217, Love & Romance, 52, Young Adult, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 5346646031, General, 280230, Fantasy, 280229, Science Fiction & Fantasy, 52, Young Adult, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 5346656031, Sword & Sorcery, 280230, Fantasy, 280229, Science Fiction & Fantasy, 52, Young Adult, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 4034595031, Science Fiction & Fantasy, 279254, Fantasy, 279292, Science Fiction, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 5106747031, School Books, 3372661, Pre-school & Early Learning, 4511061031, Primary, 4511062031, Secondary, 4511064031, Vocational, 6115234031, Workbooks & Test Preparation, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books

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Sabriel - hardcover

2002, ISBN: 0007137303

[SR: 556385], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780007137305], HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, Book, [PU: HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks], 2002-09-02, HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, Sabriel:, This may be the first book of yet another "cross-over" fantasy trilogy--theoretically equally appealing to both children and adult readers--but thankfully Sabriel has enough verve and panache about it to reach just such a wide readership and to ensure that author Garth Nix has created a bandwagon all of his own. Constantly rich and meaty, the story is intriguing from the off. Page by page the tension builds and draws you into a highly imaginative landscape that has familiarity and originality in equal measures. Sabriel attends Wyverley Girls College in Ancelstierre (Nix's version of normal) and has recently graduated with runaway firsts in every subject. But her particular school has certain extra-curricular activities, like the learning of Magic, because of its proximity to the Wall which marks Ancelstierre's border with the Old Kingdom. Over the wall, life is very different and the use of magic is commonplace. Then, on the edge of death, Sabriel's father, Abhorson, sends her a cryptic message that means she must venture into the Old Kingdom and calm the storm that is brewing there, and which will surely multiply at her father's passing. Refusing to accept his fate, Sabriel inherits the tools of her father's trade and his name. Her new duty is to lay the disturbed dead back to rest with the help of seven powerful bells worn across the chest. Sabriel seeks her father's slayer in a mammoth journey that is hindered by dark magic, monsters-a-plenty and shadowy unsubstantial evils. The narrative builds into a luxurious tale of good versus evil, with a re-assuringly likeable central character to take us through it all. Nix's writing is solid and well-planned, his prose convincing and rounded. Make a note to look up the sequels Lirael and Abhorsen in due course--they're unlikely to disappoint. (Ages 10 and over)--John McLay, 5346619031, Paranormal & Fantasy, 280217, Love & Romance, 52, Young Adult, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 5346646031, General, 280230, Fantasy, 280229, Science Fiction & Fantasy, 52, Young Adult, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 5346656031, Sword & Sorcery, 280230, Fantasy, 280229, Science Fiction & Fantasy, 52, Young Adult, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 4034595031, Science Fiction & Fantasy, 279254, Fantasy, 279292, Science Fiction, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 5106747031, School Books, 3372661, Pre-school & Early Learning, 4511061031, Primary, 4511062031, Secondary, 4511064031, Vocational, 6115234031, Workbooks & Test Preparation, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books

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2002, ISBN: 0007137303

[SR: 556385], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780007137305], HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, Book, [PU: HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks], 2002-09-02, HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, Sabriel:, This may be the first book of yet another "cross-over" fantasy trilogy--theoretically equally appealing to both children and adult readers--but thankfully Sabriel has enough verve and panache about it to reach just such a wide readership and to ensure that author Garth Nix has created a bandwagon all of his own. Constantly rich and meaty, the story is intriguing from the off. Page by page the tension builds and draws you into a highly imaginative landscape that has familiarity and originality in equal measures. Sabriel attends Wyverley Girls College in Ancelstierre (Nix's version of normal) and has recently graduated with runaway firsts in every subject. But her particular school has certain extra-curricular activities, like the learning of Magic, because of its proximity to the Wall which marks Ancelstierre's border with the Old Kingdom. Over the wall, life is very different and the use of magic is commonplace. Then, on the edge of death, Sabriel's father, Abhorson, sends her a cryptic message that means she must venture into the Old Kingdom and calm the storm that is brewing there, and which will surely multiply at her father's passing. Refusing to accept his fate, Sabriel inherits the tools of her father's trade and his name. Her new duty is to lay the disturbed dead back to rest with the help of seven powerful bells worn across the chest. Sabriel seeks her father's slayer in a mammoth journey that is hindered by dark magic, monsters-a-plenty and shadowy unsubstantial evils. The narrative builds into a luxurious tale of good versus evil, with a re-assuringly likeable central character to take us through it all. Nix's writing is solid and well-planned, his prose convincing and rounded. Make a note to look up the sequels Lirael and Abhorsen in due course--they're unlikely to disappoint. (Ages 10 and over)--John McLay, 5346619031, Paranormal & Fantasy, 280217, Love & Romance, 52, Young Adult, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 5346646031, General, 280230, Fantasy, 280229, Science Fiction & Fantasy, 52, Young Adult, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 5346656031, Sword & Sorcery, 280230, Fantasy, 280229, Science Fiction & Fantasy, 52, Young Adult, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 4034595031, Science Fiction & Fantasy, 279254, Fantasy, 279292, Science Fiction, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 5106747031, School Books, 3372661, Pre-school & Early Learning, 4511061031, Primary, 4511062031, Secondary, 4511064031, Vocational, 6115234031, Workbooks & Test Preparation, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books

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[SR: 2042170], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780007137305], HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, Book, [PU: HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks], HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, After receiving a cryptic message from her father, Abhorsen, a necromancer trapped in Death, 18-year-old Sabriel sets off into the Old Kingdom. Fraught with peril and deadly trickery, her journey takes her to a world filled with parasitical spirits, Mordicants, and Shadow Hands. Unlike other necromancers, who raise the dead, Abhorsen lays the disturbed dead back to rest. This obliges him--and now Sabriel, who has taken on her father's title and duties--to slip over the border into the icy river of Death, sometimes battling the evil forces that lurk there, waiting for an opportunity to escape into the realm of the living. Desperate to find her father, and grimly determined to help save the Old Kingdom from destruction by the horrible forces of the evil undead, Sabriel endures almost impossible exhaustion, violent confrontations, and terrifying challenges to her supernatural abilities--and her destiny. Garth Nix delves deep into the mystical underworld of necromancy, magic, and the monstrous undead. This tale is not for the faint of heart; imbedded in the classic good-versus-evil story line are subplots of grisly ghouls hungry for human life to perpetuate their stay in the world of the living, and dark, devastating secrets of betrayal and loss. Just try to put this book down. For more along this line, try Nix's later novel: Shade's Children. (Ages 12 and older) --Emilie Coulter, 935948, Children's Books, 937688, Action & Adventure, 10968591011, Activities, Crafts & Games, 937326, Animals, 937494, Arts, Music & Photography, 938060, Biographies, 938318, Cars, Trains & Things that Go, 938838, Children's Cookbooks, 937690, Classics, 937766, Comics & Graphic Novels, 937572, Computers & Technology, 9120764011, Early Learning, 939028, Education & Reference, 937696, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths, 937778, Geography & Cultures, 1085484, Growing Up & Facts of Life, 937588, History, 937894, Holidays & Celebrations, 938866, Humour, 937686, Literature & Fiction, 937768, Mysteries & Detectives, 938944, Religions, 937764, Science Fiction & Fantasy, 938166, Science, Nature & How It Works, 938812, Sports & Outdoors, 927726, Subjects, 916520, Books

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After receiving a cryptic message from her father, Abhorsen, a necromancer trapped in Death, 18-year-old Sabriel sets off into the Old Kingdom. Fraught with peril and deadly trickery, her journey takes her to a world filled with parasitical spirits, Mordicants, and Shadow Hands. Unlike other necromancers, who raise the dead, Abhorsen lays the disturbed dead back to rest. This obliges him--and now Sabriel, who has taken on her father's title and duties--to slip over the border into the icy river of Death, sometimes battling the evil forces that lurk there, waiting for an opportunity to escape into the realm of the living. Desperate to find her father, and grimly determined to help save the Old Kingdom from destruction by the horrible forces of the evil undead, Sabriel endures almost impossible exhaustion, violent confrontations, and terrifying challenges to her supernatural abilities--and her destiny.

Garth Nix delves deep into the mystical underworld of necromancy, magic, and the monstrous undead. This tale is not for the faint of heart; imbedded in the classic good-versus-evil story line are subplots of grisly ghouls hungry for human life to perpetuate their stay in the world of the living, and dark, devastating secrets of betrayal and loss. Just try to put this book down. For more along this line, try Nix's later novel: Shade's Children. (Ages 12 and older) --Emilie Coulter

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780007137305
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0007137303
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Publishing year: 2002
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