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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The gathering forces of the Dark Powers threaten the world of man. I liked that, just because Lirael was good with Charter marks, didn’t make her all powerful; that there were weaknesses to how it can be used. The story also started to become more interesting when Lirael and Sam eventually encountered each other under grave circumstances.
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The Old Kingdom Series by Award-Winning, Young Adult Fantasy Author Garth Nix
Garth Nix has been a full-time writer sincebut has also worked as a literary agent, marketing consultant, garht editor, book publicist, book sales representative, bookseller, and as a part-time soldier in the Australian Army Reserve.
Tarth 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.
Oct 20, Eddie Costello rated it really liked it Shelves: View all 9 comments.
Although, I could gartn a light at the end of the tunnel for Sam. But although she has some adventures there, and the secondary character Sameth has some adventures of his own, their meeting and the major plot don’t really get underway until near the end of the book, leaving the majority of the story for the next volume. Gzrth Wednesday The Keys to the Kingdom: I couldn’t wait for it to end.
The author handles themes of love, loneliness, alienation and duty with a maturity and refreshingly honest hand which makes this a universally enjoyable book.
Lirael by Garth Nix
Mogget and The Disreputable Dog are my favourite characters other than Lirael of course. Pros Characters, prose, audio narration, character development, Death, the library of the Clayr, pace Cons Pace can be a little iffy sometimes Nov 10, Cinda rated it it was amazing Shelves: As much as I love Sabriel both the book and the character! Lirael is also different physically.
I’m really enjoying this series. It didn’t happen, so he can go back to whining like a bitch because he’s afraid to read a damn book. So is the portrayal of Death, which is a river, grey and cold, with currents pulling the dead through the Gates, nine in all before a soul goes beyond any necromancer’s ability to be summoned back.
The novel is more soul-searching than its predecessor Sabrieland the major theme is that society does not have to dictate the outcome of one’s future.
Not to mention that it works as pure escapism, Nix crafting a beautiful and rich world that whisks you along on a great adventure.
The first section was great. Lirael managed to use her past to fuel her future, and didn’t have the self pity that usually accompanies main characters.
Abhorsen – Garth Nix – – Allen & Unwin – Australia
Mirra R I suppose that it is possible, especially if you know the story of Sabriel, but I wouldn’t recommend it. The legions of Faery, aided by trolls, demons and liarel Wild Hunt itself, are poised to overthrow the Realm Liarel left publishing to work as a public relations and marketing consultant fromtill he became a full-time writer in This volume concluded on an unresolved note, with Lirael and Sam both contending with the grim prospect of having to face this new adversary, setting up the stage for the next book, Abhorsen.
Sabriel is the first gafth in the Abhorsen Trilogy, and tells the gargh of Sabriel, daughter to Abhorsen and student of Wyverley College. I liked that, just because Lirael was good with Charter marks, didn’t make her all powerful; that there were weaknesses to how it ca I liked this book.
For such a long book, it made it seem a bit like filler. Jun 13, Miriam rated it really liked it Shelves: The paths of the characters come together as it becomes clear that there is a new evil sweeping the Old Kingdom that is more terrifying than anything that has come before it and Lirael begins a quest, driven by a vision nkx the Clayr that will find her on a treacherous path to fulfill her true destiny.
What’s not to tarth here?