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y separately published work icon Goldenhand single work   novel   fantasy   young adult  
Is part of The Old Kingdom Garth Nix , 1995- series - author novel (number 5 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Goldenhand
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'Lirael knows the blood that runs in her veins and her true powers. She also knows that Chlorr of the Mask has been conspiring with the clans of the steppe, from a message she’s received from her long-dead mother, Arielle.

'But no one else believes that nomads can be a real threat. Accompanied by Nicholas Sayre and a young mountain nomad, Lirael goes on a dangerous journey across the steppe and into the mountains to see for herself. There Lirael discovers the future Arielle saw long ago that is now coming to pass: Chlorr has gathered the clans to attack the unsuspecting Old Kingdom.

'The only way Lirael and her companions can stop the attack is to find Chlorr’s original, better human self—Clariel. Only, Clariel has been asleep for centuries beyond the Great Rift. Lirael must reach her—and help her go beyond the Ninth Gate to die the final Death—before it is too late.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Other formats: Also sound recording.
  • Other formats: Also dyslexic edition
  • Other formats: Also braille.
  • Other formats: Also large print.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2016 .
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      Extent: 368p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 11 October 2016
      ISBN: 9780061561580
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      HarperCollins ,
      2016 .
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      Extent: 344p.p.
      ISBN: 9780061561580, 0061561584
    • London,
      c
      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Hot Key Books ,
      2016 .
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      Extent: 421p.p.
      ISBN: 9781471404450, 1471404455
    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2019 .
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      Extent: 400p.
      Note/s:
      • Published January 2019

      ISBN: 9781760528300

Works about this Work

[Review Essay] Goldenhand Katie Bircher , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , March/April vol. 93 no. 2 2017; (p. 115)
[Review] Goldenhand Katharine England , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books For Children , November vol. 31 no. 5 2016; (p. 42)

— Review of Goldenhand Garth Nix , 2016 single work novel

'The latest addition to Gareth Nix's well loved Old Kingdom series is set chronologically after Abhorsen but references the intervening Clariel, set some 600 years earlier, in minor but satisfying ways.' (Introduction)

In Love with Literary Allusions Joy Lawn , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 10-11 December 2016; (p. 34)

— Review of Words in Deep Blue Cath Crowley , 2016 single work novel ; Skylarking Kate Mildenhall , 2016 single work novel ; Quest of the Sunfish Mardi McConnochie , 2016 series - author children's fiction ; Goldenhand Garth Nix , 2016 single work novel
Goldenhand (Old Kingdom #5) Mia Macrossan , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , November 2016;

— Review of Goldenhand Garth Nix , 2016 single work novel
[Review] Goldenhand by Garth Nix Deanne Sheldon-Collins , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis , no. 96 2016; (p. 54)

— Review of Goldenhand Garth Nix , 2016 single work novel
Review : Goldenhand Daniela Andrews , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , October 2016;

— Review of Goldenhand Garth Nix , 2016 single work novel
Sci-Fi That's Shipshape Ben Anderson , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 10 November 2016; (p. 6)

— Review of The Ghostfaces John Flanagan , 2016 single work children's fiction ; Den of Wolves Juliet Marillier , 2016 single work novel ; The Leopard Princess Rosanne Hawke , 2016 single work novel ; Goldenhand Garth Nix , 2016 single work novel
'Mythic and mythical seas offer boundless possibilities for fantasy writers, while history presents rich pickings for all genres, writes Ben Anderson.'
Goldenhand Review : Garth Nix's Dark Epic Returns to the Fantasy World of Lirael Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 10 November 2016;

— Review of Goldenhand Garth Nix , 2016 single work novel
'With Goldenhand, fantasy writer Garth Nix returns to the setting of his immensely popular Abhorsen trilogy. It takes up the story of Lirael, a retiring assistant librarian who rises, along with her sister, to wield great power and take down a destructive nemesis, Chlorr of the Mask. ...'
[Review] Goldenhand by Garth Nix Deanne Sheldon-Collins , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis , no. 96 2016; (p. 54)

— Review of Goldenhand Garth Nix , 2016 single work novel
Goldenhand (Old Kingdom #5) Mia Macrossan , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , November 2016;

— Review of Goldenhand Garth Nix , 2016 single work novel
[Review Essay] Goldenhand Katie Bircher , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , March/April vol. 93 no. 2 2017; (p. 115)
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