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y separately published work icon The Farseekers single work   novel   young adult   fantasy  
Is part of The Obernewtyn Chronicles Isobelle Carmody , 1987 series - author novel (number 2 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 1990... 1990 The Farseekers
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'In the two years since its takeover of Obernewtyn, the secret community of Misfits has flourished. Protected by their remoteness, Elspeth Gordie and her allies have worked hard to develop their forbidden mental abilities—all in preparation for their inevitable confrontation with the totalitarian Council. And though their training is far from complete, the Misfits can no longer stay hidden when they learn of the existence of a new Talent—one whose power may eclipse anything they have seen before.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1990 .
      Extent: 325p.
      Description: map.
      ISBN: 0670837687
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 1993 .
      Extent: 325p.
      Description: map.
      ISBN: 0140347704 (pbk.)
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1997 .
      ISBN: 0140134050
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Tor ,
      2000 .
      Extent: 316p.
      Description: map.
      ISBN: 0312869576
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Obernewtyn Chronicles. Books One, Two and Three Isobelle Carmody , Camberwell : Penguin , 2002 Z1314975 2002 selected work novel young adult fantasy Camberwell : Penguin , 2002
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Random House ,
      2008 .
      image of person or book cover 1774113728252773642.jpg
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      Extent: 309p.
      Description: illus., map
      Note/s:
      • Published 9 December 2008
      ISBN: 9780375957680 (hbk.), 0375957685 (hbk.), 9780375857683 (pbk.), 0375857680 (pbk.)

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.

Works about this Work

Isobelle Carmody : 'Myth Maker' Maureen Nimon , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Adolescent Novel : Australian Perspectives 1997; (p. 115-125)
What is the Reality of Fantasy and Science Fiction? Geoff Bull , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: Making It Real : Proceedings of the Fourth Children's Literature Conference 1997; (p. 40-54)
Isobelle Carmody : An Interview Steven Paulsen (interviewer), 1995 single work interview
— Appears in: Sirius , March no. 8 1995; (p. 11-16)
A Dream That Calls Kate Veitch (interviewer), 1995 single work interview
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 169 1995; (p. 65-67)
Know the Author : Isobelle Carmody Alfred R. Mappin , 1994 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 9 no. 3 1994; (p. 18-21)
[Review] The Farseekers 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 7 no. 2 1993; (p. 33)

— Review of The Farseekers Isobelle Carmody , 1990 single work novel
Kids Don't Need More Old Hat Robin Morrow , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 20-21 July 1991; (p. 4)

— Review of Hector and Maggie Janet McLean , 1990 single work picture book ; Magic Beach Alison Lester , 1990 single work picture book ; Strange Objects Gary Crew , 1990 single work novel ; The Farseekers Isobelle Carmody , 1990 single work novel ; Captain Deadlight's Treasure S. A. Wakefield , 1990 single work children's fiction ; Jeremy's Tail : A Story Duncan Ball , 1990 single work picture book ; Hero Allan Baillie , 1990 single work novel ; First at Last : And Other Stories Julia McClelland , 1990 selected work children's fiction ; Greetings from Sandy Beach Bob Graham , 1990 single work picture book ; Speaking to Miranda Caroline Macdonald , 1990 single work novel ; Boris and Borsch Robin Klein , 1990 single work picture book
The Best for the Children Leonie Tyle , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 30 March 1991; (p. 5)

— Review of Speaking to Miranda Caroline Macdonald , 1990 single work novel ; The Family Book of Mary Claire Eleanor Spence , 1990 single work novel ; The Devil's Own Deborah Lisson , 1990 single work novel ; The Farseekers Isobelle Carmody , 1990 single work novel ; Brother Night Victor Kelleher , 1990 single work novel ; Hector and Maggie Janet McLean , 1990 single work picture book ; Strange Objects Gary Crew , 1990 single work novel ; First at Last : And Other Stories Julia McClelland , 1990 selected work children's fiction ; My Cat Maisie Pamela Allen , 1990 single work picture book ; Captain Deadlight's Treasure S. A. Wakefield , 1990 single work children's fiction ; Finders Keepers Emily Rodda , 1990 single work children's fiction ; Magic Beach Alison Lester , 1990 single work picture book ; Counting on Frank Rod Clement , 1990 single work picture book ; Greetings from Sandy Beach Bob Graham , 1990 single work picture book ; Boris and Borsch Robin Klein , 1990 single work picture book
Selector's Difficult Task Laurie Copping , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 27 July 1991; (p. C8)

— Review of Brother Night Victor Kelleher , 1990 single work novel ; The Family Book of Mary Claire Eleanor Spence , 1990 single work novel ; The Farseekers Isobelle Carmody , 1990 single work novel ; Strange Objects Gary Crew , 1990 single work novel
'Loads of books to excite and enthral young' Toss Gascoigne , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Mercury , 8 December 1990; (p. 22)

— Review of Strange Objects Gary Crew , 1990 single work novel ; Out of Time John Marsden , 1990 single work novel ; The Farseekers Isobelle Carmody , 1990 single work novel
Know the Author : Isobelle Carmody Alfred R. Mappin , 1994 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 9 no. 3 1994; (p. 18-21)
Isobelle Carmody : An Interview Steven Paulsen (interviewer), 1995 single work interview
— Appears in: Sirius , March no. 8 1995; (p. 11-16)
A Dream That Calls Kate Veitch (interviewer), 1995 single work interview
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 169 1995; (p. 65-67)
What is the Reality of Fantasy and Science Fiction? Geoff Bull , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: Making It Real : Proceedings of the Fourth Children's Literature Conference 1997; (p. 40-54)
Isobelle Carmody : 'Myth Maker' Maureen Nimon , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Adolescent Novel : Australian Perspectives 1997; (p. 115-125)
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