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Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Sabriel, Garth Nix , 1995 single work novel young adult fantasy
Sabriel, daughter of the necromancer Abhorsen, must journey into the mysterious and magical Old Kingdom to rescue her father from the Land of the Dead.
Lirael : Daughter of the Clayr, Garth Nix , 2001 single work novel young adult fantasy
"Dark forces are abroad once more in the Old Kingdom. Lirael, solitary daughter of the Clayr, and Sameth, the reluctant Abhorsen-in-Waiting, both seek the same man who may hold the key to an ancient evil stirring in the West. But the Dead cannot be laid to rest until the strange secret linking the fate of Lirael and Sameth is revealed." (Source: Allen & Unwin)
Abhorsen, Garth Nix , 2003 single work novel young adult adventure fantasy
'Lirael, newly come into her inheritance as the Abhorsen-in-Waiting, knows that the fate of the world is in her hands. With only a vision from the Clayr to guide her, and the uncertain help of her companions - Sam, the Disreputable Dog and Mogget - Lirael sets out on her perilous mission. The answer must be found somewhere in Life or Death - but can a former Second Assistant Librarian possibly discover the means to defeat the Destroyer ... before it is too late?'
(Source: Back cover)
Nicholas Sayre and the Creature in the Case, Garth Nix , 2005 single work novella fantasy young adult

Nicholas Sayre and the Creature in the Case is a short story entry in Garth Nix's Old Kingdom series. Set six months after the events in the novel Abhorsen, it tells of Nicholas's encounter with a Free magic creature in Ancelstierre and his return to the Old Kingdom. The story begins with Nicholas recuperating from the injuries he received at the hands of the Destroyer. After several idle months in Ancelstierre, he is desperate to return to the Old Kingdom, so when the opportunity arrives to actually do something, he accepts immediately. As a favour to his Uncle Edward, the Chief Minister of Ancelstierre, he travels to spend the weekend in a remote country house, the home of a family which would make a good political alliance. That seems easy enough, till he discovers that the house holds many secrets, and the worst of them is a relic of the Old Kingdom, too far from the Wall for any spark of its magical life to reignite. Unless someone finds a way to unleash its power...'

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Works about this Work

The Field : Reviews Colin Steele , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , June no. 81 2011; (p. 59)

— Review of The Old Kingdom Chronicles Garth Nix 2009 selected work novel novella
Take Three Colin Steele , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 21 February 2010; (p. 30)

— Review of The Old Kingdom Chronicles Garth Nix 2009 selected work novel novella
Take Three Colin Steele , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 21 February 2010; (p. 30)

— Review of The Old Kingdom Chronicles Garth Nix 2009 selected work novel novella
The Field : Reviews Colin Steele , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , June no. 81 2011; (p. 59)

— Review of The Old Kingdom Chronicles Garth Nix 2009 selected work novel novella
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