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Lirael [electronic resource]
Lirael [electronic resource]
Nix, Garth2014
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The second incredible installment of Garth Nix's internationally bestselling OLD KINGDOM fantasy series, perfect for readers of Philip PullmanLirael has never felt like a true daughter of the Clayr, a powerful group of clairvoyant oracles responsible for assisting the Abhorsen and the Royal Family in keeping the Old Kingdom safe from the threat of the Dead. Not only does she look completely different to everyone else, she is long past the age that she should have received the Sight. She feels alone, abandoned, and utterly unsure of who she really is. Meanwhile, across the Wall in Ancelstierre, Prince Sameth is equally lonely. He knows he has a great role to fulfil - he must one day take over as Abhorsen from his mother, Sabriel - but the prospect horrifies him. He fears the Dead, and after a terrifying incident with a rogue Necromancer, he is mortally afraid of his own destiny. But unbeknownst to Lirael and Sameth, they are part of an even greater future plan. The forces of evil are growing once more in the Old Kingdom, and Lirael and Sameth will find themselves at the heart of a desperate mission to stop them.Praise for Garth Nix:'Sabriel is a winner . . . a world with the same solidity and four-dimensional authority as our own, created with invention, clarity and intelligence' Philip Pullman, author of the His Dark Materials series'One of the best worldbuilders in fantasy . . . I love the Old Kingdom series' Brandon Sanderson'There is no joy like returning to the Old Kingdom . . . Nix sets the standard for fantasy' Leigh Bardugo'One of the greatest living fantasy writers . . . I will never get enough of the Old Kingdom' Sarah J. Maas
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[Place of publication not identified] : Hot Key Books, 2014
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1 online resource (1 text file)
Series:
Old Kingdom ; 2
ISBN:
9781471404016
Language:
English
BRN:
2545359
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