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Garth Nix Garth Nix i(A7425 works by) (a.k.a. Garth Richard Nix)
Born: Established: 1963 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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1 A Malediction on the Village Garth Nix , 2021 single work short story
— Appears in: Relics, Wrecks and Ruins 2021; (p. 55-78)
1 Cut Me Another Quill, Mister Fitz Garth Nix , 2020 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: The Book of Dragons 2020;
1 Many Mouths to Make a Meal Garth Nix , 2020 single work short story horror
— Appears in: Final Cuts : New Tales of Hollywood Horror and Other Spectacles 2020;
1 y separately published work icon The Necessary Arthur Garth Nix , New York (City) : Tor , 2020 19754659 2020 single work short story fantasy

'Some days you find out that the world is nothing like what you think it is.

'An archaeologist named Tamara working near Hadrian’s Wall is approached by a very annoyed-looking, silver-haired woman with an incomprehensible message: The game is moving on, the time has come to play a hand, and Tamara is on point. Time to find the Necessary Arthur and get down to business!'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 4 y separately published work icon The Left-Handed Booksellers of London Garth Nix , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2020 19649862 2020 single work novel fantasy young adult

'Eighteen-year-old art student Susan Arkshaw arrives in London in search of her father. But before she can question crime boss Frank Thringley he's turned to dust by the prick of a silver hatpin in the hands of the outrageously attractive Merlin. Merlin is one of the youngest members of a secret society of booksellers with magical powers who police the mythic Old World wherever it impinges on the New World - in addition to running several bookshops, of course! Merlin also has a quest of his own: to find the Old World entity who arranged the murder of his mother. Their investigations attract attention from enemies of the Old and New Worlds. Soon they become involved in an even more urgent task to recover the grail that is the source of the left-handed booksellers' power, before it is used to destroy the booksellers and rouse the hordes of the mythic past. As the search for the grail becomes strangely intertwined with both their quests, they start to wonder… Is Susan's long-lost father a bookseller, or something altogether more mysterious?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon The Case of the Somewhat Mythic Sword Garth Nix , New York (City) : Tor , 2020 18592947 2020 single work novella fantasy

'Sir Magnus Holmes, cousin to the more famous Sherlock, is asked to investigate the appearance of an otherworldly knight carrying a legendary sword in the cellar of a Victorian London pub.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 Mee-ow Garth Nix , 2019 single work short story horror
— Appears in: Echoes : The Saga Anthology of Ghost Stories 2019; (p. 525-541)
1 y separately published work icon Dislocation Space Garth Nix , New York (City) : Tor , 2020 18592799 2019 single work short story science fiction

'A Soviet political prisoner is ordered to use her unique talents to explore a strange scientific phenomenon. It could be a trap…or a way out.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 A Tale of Two Parrots Garth Nix , 2019 single work short story
— Appears in: Funny Bones 2019;
1 y separately published work icon The Keys to the Kingdom Complete Collection Garth Nix , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2019 17063727 2019 selected work children's fiction
4 1 y separately published work icon Angel Mage Garth Nix , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2019 15477384 2019 single work novel fantasy

'From fantasy master Garth Nix comes a new world of angels, heroes, gunpowder and high magic.

'The icon-maker and angel-summoner Liliath, long-believed dead, has woken from her century-long sleep to pick up the threads of a plan that has already destroyed one kingdom and may yet destroy another. To succeed, Liliath must bring together Agnez the musketeer; Simeon the doctor; Dorotea the mage; and Henri, one of the Cardinal's clerks, and take them into utmost danger ...

'Set in an alternate 17th century where angels can be summoned (and controlled) by those with a talent for magic, Angel Mage is an action-packed story of angels, heroes, gunpowder and high magic.'  (Publication summary)

1 Welcome to the Jungle Bar Garth Nix , 2018 single work short story
— Appears in: Second Round : A Return to the Ur-Bar 2018; (p. 108-120)
1 The Staff in the Stone Garth Nix , 2018 single work novella fantasy
— Appears in: The Book of Magic 2018; The Best Science Fiction 2019; The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year : Volume Thirteen 2019;

'The villagers find a wizard’s staff sticking out of an ancient stone obelisk, but only Colrean knows just how dangerous it is and what sort of dangers it may attract.'

Source: Rocket Stack Rank (http://www.rocketstackrank.com/2018/12/The-Staff-in-the-Stone-Garth-Nix.html). (Sighted: 22/02/2019)

1 y separately published work icon Let Sleeping Dragons Lie Garth Nix , Sean Williams , Sydney : Allen and Unwin , 2018 14230460 2018 single work children's fiction children's fantasy adventure

'Odo, Eleanor and their trusty and talkative swords, Biter and Runnel, are plunged into a quest that will take them (as all good quests must) to unfamiliar lands, where they will fight unseen enemies and unlock unbelievable secrets in order to prevent an unbearable imposter from taking the crown. Also, they will need to keep an eye out for dragons.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 Triangle Solo Garth Nix , 2017 single work short story
— Appears in: Three Sides of a Heart : Stories about Love Triangles 2017; (p. 152-202)
1 The Seventeen-Year Itch Garth Nix , 2017 single work short story horror
— Appears in: Haunted Nights 2017; (p. 83-99) Best New Horror 2019;
1 A Long, Cold Trail Garth Nix , 2017 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: The Book of Swords 2017; (p. 243-274)
1 y separately published work icon Have Sword, Will Travel Garth Nix , Sean Williams , Sydney : Allen and Unwin , 2017- 14230376 2017 series - author children's fiction
1 Conversations with an Armory Garth Nix , 2017 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Infinity Wars 2017; (p. 213-222)
1 1 y separately published work icon Have Sword, Will Travel Garth Nix , Sean Williams , Sydney : Allen and Unwin , 2017 11530318 2017 single work children's fiction children's fantasy

'When Odo and Eleanor stumble upon an ancient sword in a river outside their village, something very unexpected happens . . . the sword starts to talk! Much to Odo's dismay he discovers that he's awoken a famous enchanted blade called Biter, and thus has instantly become a knight. Eleanor would love to become a knight— but she's not the one with the sword. Unearthing Biter is only the start of their troubles; soon boy, girl and sword must depart on a noble quest to save their kingdom from threats—in both human and dragon form.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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