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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US cover of Liraelfeaturing the title character and the Disreputable Dog.

Lirael Old Kingdom 2 – Dec 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. List of characters Across the Wall collection The Bells. In A Bookish Reverie: I like good YA fantasy and the first in this series was certainly that.

Beneath the earth, a malignant force lies waiting, greedy for freedom from its ancient prison. I loved Lirael’s furry companion, the Disreputable Dog almost as much as I loved her.


The Old Kingdom Series by Award-Winning, Young Adult Fantasy Author Garth Nix

Tense Tips on technique 7: Abhorsen 2The Old Liraek 2. A kick in the nuts for the reader, and a main character. As much as I love Sabriel both the book and the character! In fact, I’d recommend that before you read Lirael 1 you read Sabriel first and 2 you have a copy of Abhorsen ready to pick up as soon as you finish Lirael. He This sequel to Sabriel is stronger on character development but weaker on action; I don’t think Nix has quite figured out how to balance the two aspects of the story.

Other books in the series. Nice to see the stories and characters are getting more complexed – I am looking foward to the next instalment in the stories. Point of view Tips on technique 4: This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

With Hix, we spend much more time watching her grow up and develop some confidence.

I’m truly surprised that this book can be considered YA These books are awesome and should be mandatory reading by everyone. I’m really enjoying this series.

Lirael (Abhorsen, #2) by Garth Nix

Lirael is more engaging, despite her bouts of self-pity. Illuminae Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff.


I thought for sure there would be more of a split on it. He snatched back his hand and retreated to the front of the fireplace, where he crouched down in misery and hugged his knees.

Also, Tim Curry’s narration is very good. The world is so vivid, it becomes liraeel character itself. The gathering forces of the Dark Powers threaten the world of man.

The Old Kingdom

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Settings Tips on technique 3: They speak different languages and come from different countries thousands of miles apart, but they do not know that. I liked that, just because Lirael gartth good with Charter marks, didn’t make her all powerful; that there were weaknesses to how it ca I liked this book.

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