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Is part of The Old Kingdom Garth Nix 1995- series - author novel
Issue Details: First known date: 2015 2015
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'This is a masterful short story collection including a rarely seen Old Kingdom novella. Garth Nix proves he is a master of the short story with this intriguing collection of tales. Leading with the novella to hold the bridge, fans of Garth Nix will be more than satisfied with the richly detailed and thrilling tale of Charter Magic and a deathly duel. Fans new and old will delight in the subsequent tales, including fantasy and science fiction, with witches, vampires, strange worlds and stranger creatures making their appearance.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2015 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
To Hold the Bridge : An Old Kingdom Story, Garth Nix , 2010 single work novella fantasy young adult

'This is a masterful short story collection including a rarely seen Old Kingdom novella. Garth Nix proves he is a master of the short story with this intriguing collection of tales. Leading with the novella to hold the bridge, fans of Garth Nix will be more than satisfied with the richly detailed and thrilling tale of Charter Magic and a deathly duel. Fans new and old will delight in the subsequent tales, including fantasy and science fiction, with witches, vampires, strange worlds and stranger creatures making their appearance.' (Publication summary)

(p. 1-52)
Vampire Weather, Garth Nix , 2011 single work short story (p. 52-68)
Strange Fishing in the Western Highlands, Garth Nix , 2008 single work short story (p. 69-87)
Old Friends, Garth Nix , 2008 single work short story fantasy (p. 88-100)
The Quiet Knight, Garth Nix , 2010 single work short story (p. 101-112)
The Highest Justice, Garth Nix , 2010 single work short story

A princess goes back to a castle after using a unicorn to revive her dead mother and seeks to avenge her death.

(p. 113-126)
A Handful of Ashes, Garth Nix , 2012 single work short story fantasy (p. 127-162)
The Big Question, Garth Nix , 2012 single work short story (p. 163-176)
Stop!, Garth Nix , 2009 single work short story fantasy (p. 177-190)
Infestation, Garth Nix , 2008 single work short story science fiction (p. 191-211)
The Heart of the City, Garth Nix , 2009 single work short story (p. 212-234)
Ambrose and the Ancient Spirits of East and West, Garth Nix , 2012 single work short story (p. 235-263)
Holly and Iron, Garth Nix , 2007 single work short story young adult (p. 264-306)
The Curious Case of the Moondawn Daffodils Murder, Garth Nix , 2011 single work short story historical fiction

'Obviously a Sherlock Holmes pastiche, in this case featuring the great detective’s young cousin Magnus, currently a resident of Bedlam as a consequence of certain circumstances that may not be discussed. Shepherded by his keeper, Almost-Doctor Shrike, he volunteers to help the police with a strange case of a man who stole an armload of daffodils from Green Park, murdering the keeper in the process.'

Source: Locus Magazine (www.locusmag.com/Reviews/2011/08/lois-tilton-reviews-short-fiction-late-august-2/). (Sighted: 30/11/2016)

(p. 307-323)
An Unwelcome Guest, Garth Nix , 2009 single work short story (p. 324-335)
Sidekick of Mars, Garth Nix , 2012 single work short story (p. 336-356)
You Won't Feel a Thing, Garth Nix , 2013 single work short story (p. 357-370)
Peace in Our Time, Garth Nix , 2011 single work short story fantasy (p. 371-383)
Master Haddad’s Holiday, Garth Nix , 2012 single work short story (p. 384-)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2015 .
      5281386423603893499.jpg
      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 504p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 4 June 2015
      ISBN: 9781471404481

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