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y separately published work icon Abhorsen single work   novel   young adult   adventure   fantasy  
Is part of The Old Kingdom Garth Nix , 1995- series - author novel (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Abhorsen
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'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)

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  • Other formats: Also sound recording and large print.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has been translated into Japanese and Chinese.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2003 .
      Extent: xi, 374p.p.
      Description: illus., map
      ISBN: 1865087491
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      HarperCollins ,
      2003 .
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      Extent: 358p.
      ISBN: 0060278250
    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2004 .
      person or book cover
      Courtesy of Allen & Unwin.
      Extent: xi, 426p.p.
      Description: illus., map
      ISBN: 1741143071
      • Publisher: EOS
      New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      EOS ,
      2004 .
      Extent: 518p.
      Description: illus., maps
      ISBN: 0060594985, 0060528737
    • East Melbourne, East Melbourne - Richmond area, Melbourne, Victoria,: Allen and Unwin , 2006 .
      person or book cover
      Courtesy of Allen & Unwin.
      Extent: 420p.
      ISBN: 9781741750201 (pbk)
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Old Kingdom Chronicles Garth Nix , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2009 Z1670329 2009 selected work novel novella young adult fantasy Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2009
    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2014 .
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      Extent: 380p.p.
      ISBN: 9781743316603, 1743316607
Language: Dutch
    • Amsterdam,
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      Netherlands,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Uitgeverij M. ,
      2003 .
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      Extent: 204p.
      Reprinted: 2006
      ISBN: 9022534944, 9789022534946
    • Amsterdam,
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      Netherlands,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      De Boekerij ,
      2015 .
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      Extent: 340p.p.
      ISBN: 9789022572443, 9022572447, 9789402304367, 9402304363

Works about this Work

[Review] Abhorsen Bill Congreve , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 32 2003; (p. 106-107)

— Review of Abhorsen Garth Nix , 2003 single work novel
[Review] Abhorsen Leonie McIlvenny , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 17 no. 2 2003; (p. 40-41)

— Review of Abhorsen Garth Nix , 2003 single work novel
Abhorsen by Garth Nix Bernadette Welch , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 11 no. 2 2003; (p. 13)
Completing Garth Nix's The Old Kingdom Series Kerry White , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 18 no. 1 2003; (p. 8-9)
Purely Spec Jason Nahrung , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 8 March 2003; (p. 1-2)
This article discusses the growth and popularity of speculative fiction in Australia and in particular, Queensland.
[Review] Abhorsen Leonie McIlvenny , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 17 no. 2 2003; (p. 40-41)

— Review of Abhorsen Garth Nix , 2003 single work novel
[Review] Abhorsen Bill Congreve , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 32 2003; (p. 106-107)

— Review of Abhorsen Garth Nix , 2003 single work novel
A World of His Own Terry Dowling , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 22-23 February 2003; (p. 8-9)
Purely Spec Jason Nahrung , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 8 March 2003; (p. 1-2)
This article discusses the growth and popularity of speculative fiction in Australia and in particular, Queensland.
Completing Garth Nix's The Old Kingdom Series Kerry White , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 18 no. 1 2003; (p. 8-9)
Abhorsen by Garth Nix Bernadette Welch , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 11 no. 2 2003; (p. 13)
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