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y separately published work icon Ashling single work   novel   young adult   fantasy  
Is part of The Obernewtyn Chronicles Isobelle Carmody , 1987 series - author novel (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 1995... 1995 Ashling
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'Reminiscent of Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Darkover novels, Obernewtyn introduced Isobelle Carmody as a writer to watch and began a series of novels to entice and enthrall readers of all ages. The Farseekers continued the saga of Obernewtyn and its band of Misfits, children outcast from society because of their psychic abilities–and the story of their heroic leaders, Elspeth Gordie, who alone carried the fate of the world on her shoulders.

Elspeth’s adventures continue as she tries to seal an alliance between the secret Misfit community at Obernewtyn and the rebel forces rumored to be hiding in the capital, right under the noses of the dreaded totalitarian Council.

Elspeth travels from the mountains reluctantly, for at any moment the long-awaited summons may come to find and destroy the dormant weaponmachines left by the Beforetimers. Her journey takes her far beyond the borders of the Land, across the sea and into the heart of the mysterious desert region of Sador. Here she discovers that she cannot destroy the weaponmachines alone–she needs the help of the Sadorians. But before her dark quest can begin, Elspeth must learn the truth of her dreams: she must understand why the Beforetimers destroyed their world . . . .' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking , 1995 .
      Extent: xv, 522p.
      Description: map.
      ISBN: 0670853577 (pbk.)
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 1996 .
      Extent: xv, 521p.
      ISBN: 0140368248
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1997 .
      Extent: 526p.
      Edition info: Facsim of Ashling : Ringwood, Vic. : Puffin. 1995
      ISBN: 0140271511
  • 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),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Random House ,
      2008 .
      image of person or book cover 7472749601073168362.jpg
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      Extent: 496p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 9 December 2008
      ISBN: 9780375957697 (lib. bdg.), 9780375857690 (pbk.)

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)
An Author Who Mixes High Themes with Good Stories K. L. Iffland , 1995 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 25 March 1995; (p. C13)
]Review] Ashling Barbara Hyde , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 9 no. 1 1995; (p. 11)

— Review of Ashling Isobelle Carmody , 1995 single work novel
A Dream That Calls Kate Veitch (interviewer), 1995 single work interview
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 169 1995; (p. 65-67)
Cover Book : Ashling - The Obernewtyn Chronicles 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 10 no. 1 1995; (p. 6)

— Review of Ashling Isobelle Carmody , 1995 single work novel
]Review] Ashling Barbara Hyde , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 9 no. 1 1995; (p. 11)

— Review of Ashling Isobelle Carmody , 1995 single work novel
Teenage Chronicles Lucy Sussex , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 169 1995; (p. 64)

— Review of Ashling Isobelle Carmody , 1995 single work novel
Young Readers Write About Their Reading Andrew Ng , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 3 no. 2 1995; (p. 15)

— Review of Ashling Isobelle Carmody , 1995 single work novel
Ashling : Isobelle Carmody Sophie Masson , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 3 no. 2 1995; (p. 19)

— Review of Ashling Isobelle Carmody , 1995 single work novel
A Dream That Calls Kate Veitch (interviewer), 1995 single work interview
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 169 1995; (p. 65-67)
An Author Who Mixes High Themes with Good Stories K. L. Iffland , 1995 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 25 March 1995; (p. C13)
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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