New York Times bestseller Lirael is perfect for fans of epic fantasy like Game of Thrones. In this sequel to the critically acclaimed Sabriel, Garth Nix draws. Lirael by Garth Nix. Lirael book cover. logo logo. Rating / A multifaceted tale of death. Free preview. It has been 18 years. Lirael is Abhorsen Book 2 of The Old Kingdom Series by award-winning author Garth Nix, author of young adult fantasy novels.

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It does appear that Sabriel is written almost like a stand-alone, as this sequel takes place almost one and a half decade after the events in the first book with two new main characters; Lirael, a daughter of the Clayr and Prince Sameth, the son of Sabriel and Touchstone. Point of view Tips on gart 4: That might have made a good book.

Lirael by Garth Nix

I’m truly surprised that this book can be considered YA cause it’s a extremely dark tale that’s leads up to a jaw dropping revelation not really you can guess it almost immediately, I just wanted to entice you into reading it.

Despite a wheel literally falling off the Austin, Garth survived to return to Australia and study at the University of Canberra. I have high expectations now for the last one!!

I’ll definitely seek out more of Garth Nix’s books after I finish this series. Sabriel is the first book in the Abhorsen Trilogy, and tells liael story of Sabriel, daughter to Abhorsen and student of Wyverley College.


He is the Abhorsen-in-training, but doesn’t want to be. I have to say that I enjoyed this book far more than it’s predecessor, although, without Sabriel doing most of the ground work, this book wouldn’t be as free to thunder along at such a roaring pace.

In the beginning it took a bit to get going, especially once I could see where the story was going. Plot Tips on technique 6: What they do know Mirra R I suppose that it is possible, especially if you know the liraep of Sabriel, but I wouldn’t recommend it.

While the other Clayrs of ages younger than Lirael started gaining the power of Seeing, she remained an outcast as she continues to well into her teenage years without even a hint of it. List of characters The House.

The Dog is awesome. With a cast of fantastic characters and a quick moving pace mostlyyou are truly sucked into the world of the old kingdom and it’s pretty scary.

Lirael (Abhorsen, #2) by Garth Nix

Overall, the book was really good. Preview — Lirael by Garth Nix. For instance, the Clayr’s glacier has an air of oppression and deep sadness, while the great library Lirael came to love conveyed a sense of hope. Garth Nix has an amazing imagination and he places all his garhh onto the page with breath-taking skill. The seven bells used for necromancy and controlling both the living and the dead, which are tied to the creation of the Charter, are just simply fascinating.


View all 30 comments. I liked this book. But once the plot became focused for the characters it moved along very well. More than five million copies of his books have been sold around the world, they have appeared on the bestseller lists of The New York Times, Publishers Weekly and USA Today and his work has been translated into 42 languages.

More about Garth Nix The use of this theme gives the gartg a human connection to readers amongst the interest and intrigue of the magic, prophecy and politics of the book. Oh, yeah, did I mention that Lirael is a librarian? Under Hedge’s influence, Sameth’s friend Nicholas Sayre an Ancelstierran aristocrat crosses the border into the Old Kingdom and travels to the Red Lake, where the royal rule does not extend and the Clayr cannot See.

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The fucker didn’t even feel remorse, since it was wiped out. May 08, Nikki rated it liked it Shelves: Settings Tips on technique 3: The enormous magical library where she works is a wonderful setting.

Ok, I’m nkx again. It is difficult for me to handle immature behavior.