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Clariel : The Old Kingdom : Prequel - Garth Nix

Clariel

The Old Kingdom : Prequel

By: Garth Nix

Paperback

Available: 1st October 2014
For Ages: 12+ years old
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The eagerly awaited prequel to the Old Kingdom series will be published in October 2014

Book Description

Clariel is the daughter of one of the most notable families in the Old Kingdom, with blood relations to the Abhorsen, and to the King.

When her family moves to the city of Belisaere, Clariel finds herself at the centre of sorcery and intrigue: a plot is brewing against the old and withdrawn King Orrikan; her parents want to marry her off to a killer; and a dangerous Free Magic creature is loose in the city.

When Clariel is drawn into the efforts to find and capture the creature, she finds hidden sorcery within herself, yet it is magic that carries great dangers.

Can she rise above the temptation of power, escape the unwanted marriage and save the King?

Set approximately six hundred years before the birth of Sabriel, Clariel will delight Old Kingdom fans as well as new readers hungry for epic fantasy adventure.

About the Author

Garth Nix is best known for his award-winning fantasies Sabriel, Lirael and Abhorsen and the seven books of the Keys to the Kingdom series. His books have appeared on the bestseller lists of the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, the Guardian, the Sunday Times and the Australian. Garth lives in Sydney with his wife and two sons.

ISBN: 9781741758627
ISBN-10: 1741758629
Audience: General
For Ages: 12+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 376
Available: 1st October 2014
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3