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A Confusion of Princes : Plus Exclusive Short Story 'Master Haddad's Holiday' - Garth Nix

A Confusion of Princes

Plus Exclusive Short Story 'Master Haddad's Holiday'

By: Garth Nix


Published: 1st April 2012
For Ages: 12+ years old
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Published: 4th December 2012
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A grand adventure that spans galaxies and lifetimes, A Confusion of Princes is a page-turning thriller, a tender romance, and a powerful exploration of what it means to be human. Bonus Garth Nix short story 'Master Haddad's Holiday' exclusive to the ANZ edition.

I have died three times, and three times been reborn, though I am not yet twenty in the old earth years by which it is still the fashion to measure time. This is the story of my three deaths, and my life between. My name is Khemri.

Taken from his parents as a child and equipped with biological and technological improvements, Khemri is now an enhanced human being, trained and prepared for the glory of becoming a Prince of the Empire. Not to mention the ultimate glory: should he die, and be deemed worthy, he will be reborn...Which is just as well, because no sooner has Prince Khemri graduated to full Princehood than he learns the terrible truth behind the Empire: there are ten million princes, and all of them want each other dead.

About the Author

Garth Nix has worked as a bookseller, book sales representative, publicist, editor, marketing consultant and literary agent. More than 5 million copies of his books have been sold around the world and his work has been translated into more than 39 languages. He lives in Sydney with his wife and two children.


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Fantasy Scinece Fiction on a new level

By The Dragon

from Sandhurst, Victoria, Australia.

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Well Written


  • Somewhat cliche

Best Uses

  • Younger Readers

Comments about A Confusion of Princes:

A mind boggling alternative future that is action packed, full of amazing technology & gadgetry. An interesting exploration of what it means to be/become human.

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ISBN: 9781741758610
ISBN-10: 1741758610
Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
For Ages: 12+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 356
Published: 1st April 2012
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.2
Weight (kg): 0.465