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. In this sequel to Sabriel, New York Times bestselling author Garth Nix weaves a spellbinding tale of discovery, destiny, and danger. Winner of the Ditmar Award.

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Nevertheless, the fate of the Old Kingdom lies in her hands. To ask other readers questions about Liraelplease sign up. Decent writing, excellent story, not-quite-typical and therefore appealing fantasy story. Crow’s Revenge Marcus Alexander 9. It is nearly impossible to return after hearing Astarael. Paperbackpages. The sequel to Sabriel, Lirael picks up fourteen years after the ending of the first book in Garth Nix’s ‘Old Kingdom’ series. The most powerful of the Greater Dead is Kerrigor, who is the only undead creature to retain his full potential for Free magic after death.

Readers who like their fantasy intense in action, magisterial in scope, and apocalyptic in consequences will revel in every word.

While the Abhorsen series continues to thrive on its magic and worldbuilding, the characterisation in Lirael is unfortunately not up to par with its predecessor, Sabriel. Oct 20, Eddie Costello rated it lifael liked it Shelves: Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Inevitably these two aggravating figures meet and misery ensues as they plunge from one trouble to another slowly piecing together the evil they must face.

First name Country where you live Book Your rating out of 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Your review. She embodies everything I look for in a protagonist. They fall into a sinkhole, where Mogget, in his unbound form, attempts to murder Sabriel. If you haven’t already read “Sabriel”, you might want to put “Lirael” aside and begin at the beginning. And most of the entire middle section was ALL. And the Dog herself, too. Most hurtful, though, is her lack of the Clayr’s birthright, the Sight the ability to see into the future or possible futures.


Their children Ellimere and Sameth were going to school in Ancelstierre similarly to Sabriel before being expected to take up their duties in the Old Kingdom. And fantasy lovers of all gzrth will be thrilled to discover that Lirael ends with more questions than answers, which will mean a third dip into Nix’s beguiling Charter Magic. Retrieved from ” https: The Clayr also possess abilities in Charter Magic, but to a lesser extent than the Garht or Royal family lines. We pick up about 14 years after end of that volume and we sort of get an introduction like, 14 years have passed.

Sabriel, Lirael, Abhorsen, Clariel. Share your thoughts with other customers. I first read this trilogy Lirael is a second book in gaarth old kingdom trilogy; Sabriel is first while Abhorsen is the finale when I was in middle school and I have to admit I’m just as obsessed with this series now as I was then.

Lirael by Garth Nix book review

Well, I did kinda like Nicholas Sayre. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. 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.

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Thomas from Alba I read this book first when I was about 14 and no matter how many times I came back to it later in life it still had the same qualities to it that made it one of my favourite fantasy books when I was younger. It has been 18 garthh since Sabriel and Touchstone defeated the Great Undead, Kerrigor and they now reign together, man and wife, as Abhorsen and King of the Old Kingdom.


Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Thank you for taking the time to jix a review on this book, it really makes a difference and helps readers to find their perfect book. The enormous magical library where she works is a wonderful setting.

That might have made a good book. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The up side to that is in the meantime, I’d bought Abhorsen as well. Abhorsen’s final words to Sabriel, “Everyone and everything has a time to die,” refer to the idea of sacrifice.

Lirael Old Kingdom 2 – Dec The remaining two, known as the “Wallmakers” invested themselves in several objects of power, including the Stones and Wall, then disappeared. I accepted their flaws as very real and not as constructs or as the author just writing bad characters.

Lirael by Garth Nix

Join the site and send us your review! Through her solitary work in forgotten corners of the mystical library in the Clayr’s Glacier, Lirael begins to unlock the keys to embarking upon an apparently predestined adventure of utmost importance.

Return to Book Page. Band 2 spielt einige Jahre nach den Ereignissen aus Sabriel, ist aber eng mit den dortigen Ereignissen verwoben.

Royal Family of the Old Kingdom. Lirael is the necessary prelude to Abhorsenthe third of the set.

Lirael pursues an impossible dream, while Prince Sameth tries to escape from an impossible nightmare. Because of Garth Nix’s skills as a writer, anyone regardless of age or sex can take something from this book.

While in Death obtaining her father’s guidance, tarth narrowly avoids a fatal altercation with a Lesser Dead.