Sabriel (Old Kingdom #1)

Author(s): Garth Nix


For many years Sabriel has lived outside the walls of the Old Kingdom, away from the random power of Free Magic, away from the Dead who won't stay dead. But now her father, Mage Abhorsen, is missing. To find him, she must cross back into that treacherous world and face her extraordinary destiny.


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Winner 1995 Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction - Best Young Adult Novel and Best Fantasy NovelAn American Library Association (ALA )Best Book for Young Adults, 1996 list.A UK award: W.H.Smith 'People's Choice' Bo

'Weaving horror and fantasy into a rich, original story, Nix creates complex and fascinating lores, rituals and tools of necromancy ... a powerful, gripping quest story.' THE AGE'Sabrielis a winner, a fantasy that reads like realism. Here is a world with the same solidity and four-dimensional authority as our own, created with invention, clarity and intelligence. I congratulate Garth Nix. And I look forward to reading his next piece of work.' PHILIP PULLMAN

General Fields

  • : 9781741140408
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : 0.308
  • : December 2002
  • : 178mm X 112mm X 28mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Garth Nix
  • : Paperback
  • : 2-Mar
  • : A823.3
  • : 13+
  • : 416