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Issue Details: First known date: 1998 1998
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Set in a remote community which has echoes of the familiar, until Nix injects the bizarre as every day objects, reminding us that this is nowhere anyone has been' (Nathan Brazil, SF Site)

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  • Appears in:
    y Fantastic Worlds Paul Collins (editor), Pymble : HarperCollins , 1998 Z834478 1998 anthology short story fantasy young adult science fiction Pymble : HarperCollins , 1998 pg. 235-249
  • Appears in:
    y Across the Wall : A Tale of the Abhorsen and Other Stories Across the Wall : Tales of the Old Kingdom and Elsewhere Garth Nix , New York (City) : EOS , 2005 Z1204749 2005 selected work short story novella fantasy young adult

    'Nicholas Sayre will do anything to get across the Wall. Thoughts of Lirael and Sam haunt his dreams, and he has come to realize that his destiny lies with them, in the Old Kingdom. But here in Ancelstierre, Nick faces an obstacle that is not entirely human, with a strange power that seems to come from Nicholas himself.

    With "Nicholas Sayre and the Creature in the Case," Garth Nix continues to explore the magical world of the Abhorsen Trilogy. In additional short stories that range from two widely different takes on the Merlin myth to a gritty urban version of Hansel and Gretel and a heartbreaking story of children and war, Garth Nix displays the range and versatility that has made him one of today's leading writers of fantasy for readers of all ages' (Amazon).

    New York (City) : EOS , 2005
    pg. 153-170
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