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The Old Kingdom Collection: Sabriel, Lirael, Abhorsen, Clariel

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Game of Thrones fans will love the New York Times bestselling Abhorsen series. Sabriel, the first installment in the series, launched critically acclaimed author Garth Nix onto the fantasy scene as a rising star. This collection gathers all four titles in the popular series, including the long-awaited prequel, Clariel.

Sabriel: Since childhood, Sabriel has lived outside the walls of the Old Kingdom, away fromClariel.

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Published October 14th 2014 by HarperCollins (first published 2014)
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Arnaud
Jun 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Excellent collection of the Abhorsens stories

Very well written, nicely paced neither too fast or too slow. The first novel turns out to be my least favorite even though it is a good one. The characters are not as strong as the ones coming in the volumes 2, 3 & 4. It was a bit annoying to find out that volume 4 is set in the past when all I wanted was to know more about Lirael. It turned out to be an excellent telling about Chlorr of the Mask, extremely well written! I highly recommend thes
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Sarah
May 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Sabriel practically never goes back on the shelf. It's such an amazing story that has some aspects of romance, but really focuses more on the story and the magic. Lirael is a little long, and definitely (for me) the weakest of the original three, if only because she and Sam are so wrapped up in self-pity. The Dog is the best part of that book. Abhorsen comes back swinging, though, and I can't wait to pick up Clariel.
Claudia Brown
Jan 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely love Garth Nix and his books. The Old Kingdom Collection is an amazing series with a lot of characters that I have grown to love as I have read this series multiple times. I love the world he creates and how these characters are so strong and at the same time flawed.
I am sure nostalgia will bring me to read this series many more times.
Teresa Hunt
Mar 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is my all time favorite series. Magic, action and a love story (minor but important). It is a very enjoyable read.
Ellie
Jan 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
These have been my favourite books for a long, long, long time and this will probably never change. Check them out!
Claire
Jun 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I love these books. The characters are great, you get straight into the action and the use of magic is fantastic. I'm always looking for the next old kingdom book or short story.
Kate Berry
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Jae Ell
Mar 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Leeanne Keane
Apr 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Great series would highly recommend and not just because I read the first 3 in under a week
Jane
Oct 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
Enjoyed the series and want to read more by this author.
Andreas Manessinger
I've read this omnibus edition because I didn't have the trilogy as ebooks and because it included Clariel, a new part that I didn't know anything about, especially not how it fits into the framework of the trilogy. I deeply enjoyed Sabriel, Lirael and Abhorsen, so this is more or less about Clariel.

I gave four stars, and if it were not for Clariel, five wouldn't have been enough. Clariel is very much different from the rest of the Old Kingdom books. This is OK in that it does not in
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Sean
Feb 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
An entertaining read but for some reason I'm a little underwhelmed with the detail in fleshing out the world and magic mechanic. While coming off to me as a rather unique world, I don't remember being really intrigued with how it works like I was for the Wheel of Time series or even Eragon. Maybe I'm just getting old! These four books do, however, span three completely different protagonists, each with their own character flaws and motivations, which made each book stand out from the rest. Howev ...more
Courtney
Dec 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: my-books
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Theresa Salyer
Jul 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing
One of the best series I've read in a while
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Garth Nix was born in 1963 in Melbourne, Australia, to the sound of the Salvation Army band outside playing 'Hail the Conquering Hero Comes' or possibly 'Roll Out the Barrel'. Garth left Melbourne at an early age for Canberra (the federal capital) and stayed there till he was nineteen, when he left to drive around the UK in a beat-up Austin with a boot full of books and a Silver-Reed typewriter. ...more

Other books in the series

The Old Kingdom (4 books)
  • Sabriel (Abhorsen,  #1)
  • Lirael (Abhorsen, #2)
  • Abhorsen (Abhorsen, #3)
  • Goldenhand (Abhorsen, #5)