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Lirael : daughter of the Clayr

Author: Garth Nix
Publisher: New York : Eos/HarperCollins, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Eos edView all editions and formats
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When a dangerous necromancer threatens to unleash a long-buried evil, Lirael and Prince Sameth are drawn into a battle to save the Old Kingdom and reveal their true destinies. Lirael has never felt like a true daughter of the Clayr. Now, two years past the time when she should have received the Sight that is the Clayr's birthright, she feels alone, abandoned, unsure of who she is. Nevertheless, the fate of the Old  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garth Nix
ISBN: 0060590165 9780060590161 141555630X 9781415556306
OCLC Number: 56556390
Notes: Sequel to: Sabriel.
Description: 464 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: An Ill-Favored Birthday --
A Future Lost --
Paperwings --
A Glint in the Snow --
An Unexpected Opportunity --
Third Assistant Librarian --
Beyond the Doors of Sun and Moon --
Down the Fifth Back Stair --
Creatures by Nagy --
Dog Day --
Search for a Suitable Sword --
Into the Lair of the Chief Librarian --
Of Stilken and Strange Magic --
Prince Sameth Hits a Six --
The Dead Are Many --
Into Death --
Nicholas and the Necromancer --
A Father's Healing Hand --
Ellimere's Thoughts on the Education of Princes --
A Door of Three Signs --
Beyond the Doors of Wood and Stone --
Power of Three --
A Troublesome Season --
Cold Water, Old Stone --
A Family Conference --
A Letter from Nicholas --
Sam Makes Up His Mind --
Sam the Traveler --
The Observatory of the Clayr --
Nicholas and the Pit --
A Voice in the Trees --
"When the Dead Do Walk, Seek Water's Run" --
Flight to the River --
Finder --
Remembrancer --
A Denizen of Death --
A Bath in the River --
The Book of the Dead --
High Bridge --
Under the Bridge --
Free Magic and the Flesh of Swine --
Southerlings and a Necromancer --
Farewell to Finder --
Abhorsen's House.
Responsibility: Garth Nix.

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When a dangerous necromancer threatens to unleash a long-buried evil, Lirael and Prince Sameth are drawn into a battle to save the Old Kingdom and reveal their true destinies. Lirael has never felt like a true daughter of the Clayr. Now, two years past the time when she should have received the Sight that is the Clayr's birthright, she feels alone, abandoned, unsure of who she is. Nevertheless, the fate of the Old Kingdom lies in her hands. With only her faithful companion, the Disreputable Dog, Lirael must undertake a desperate mission under the growing shadow of an ancient evil. In this sequel to Sabriel, winner of the Aurealis Award for Excellence in Australian Science Fiction, New York Times best-selling author Garth Nix weaves a spellbinding tale of discovery, destiny, and danger.

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