The Leading eBooks Store Online 3,720,765 members ⚫ 1,207,593 ebooks

New to

Learn more


Abhorsen by Garth Nix
Not for sale in
your country
US$ 18.17
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)
Beneath the earth, a malignant force lies waiting, greedy for freedom from its ancient prison. As the Old Kingdom falls once more into a realm of darkness and terror, the people look desperately to the Abhorsen, the scourge of the Dead, to save them. Yet Abhorsen Sabriel is lost, missing in Ancelstierre.
Only Lirael has any chance of stopping the Destroyer. With her companions Sameth, Mogget and the Disreputable Dog, she travels across the Old Kingdom in a race against time, battling Shadow Hands and dark necromancers to reach Ancelstierre before it is too late. But what hope can one young woman have against a terrible evil with the power to destroy life itself?
This eagerly awaited conclusion to Garth Nix's extraordinary Sabriel and Lirael is a complex and vividly imagined story, powerful, terrifying and compelling.
This beautiful edition includes Garth Nix's answers to the questions he is most frequently asked about the Old Kingdom books and writing in general, and a discussion of his favourite books from his own childhood.
'The reader's absorption into the intrigue, magic and dazzling richness of the worlds and characters created by Nix is irresistible pleasure ...' Australian Review of Books
'Terror, courage, bitterness, love, desperation, and sacrifice all swirl together in an apocalyptic climax that pits both Life and Death together against the destruction of everything ... This one is breathtaking, bittersweet and utterly unforgettable.' Kirkus Reviews
Allen & Unwin; October 2006
420 pages; ISBN 9781741769579
Read online, or download in secure EPUB or secure PDF format
Title: Abhorsen
Author: Garth Nix
  • News
Goldenhand review: Garth Nix's dark epic returns to the fantasy world of Lirael - The Sydney Morning Herald
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 05:16:21 -0800
The Sydney Morning HeraldGoldenhand review: Garth Nix's dark epic returns to the fantasy world of LiraelThe Sydney Morning ...
Old Kingdom series: Sabriel, Lirael, Abhorsen by Garth Nix - review - The Guardian
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:00:25 -0700
Old Kingdom series: Sabriel, Lirael, Abhorsen by Garth Nix - reviewThe GuardianThe first book in Garth Nix's Old Kingdom ...
Sabriel by Garth Nix- review - The Guardian
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 04:00:30 -0800
Sabriel by Garth Nix- reviewThe GuardianIf you have recently witnessed the release of Clariel: The Lost Abhorsen, Garth ...

This edition is not for sale in your country. Here are some titles that might be what you're after...