It came to me then, like a chilly draught from an unseen gap, that I had always known in my deepest heart that it would be like this, a slipping away from a life full of people I had come to love, in a place I had helped to shape, in a land I had helped to free.
The time has come at last for Elspeth Gordie to leave the Land on her quest to find and stop the computermachine Sentinel from unleashing the deadly Balance of Terror arsenal. But before she can embark on her journey, she must find a lost key. And although she has long prepared for this day, nothing is as she anticipated.
Elspeth's search will take her where she never thought to go, and bestow upon her stranger companions than any she ever imagined. It will lead her far from her destination to those she believed lost forever.
And it will test her, as she has never been tested before . . .
About the Author
Isobelle Carmody began the first of her highly acclaimed Obernewtyn Chronicles while still in high school. She continued writing while completing a Bachelor of Arts and a journalism cadetship. This series and her short stories have established her at the forefront of fantasy writing in Australia and abroad. She is also the award-winning author of several novels and many series for young readers, including Alyzon Whitestarr, the Gateway Trilogy, and the Legend of Little Fur.
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Comments about The Sending:
I've always loved Isobelle Carmody as a writer. I wish she would finish the series' she writes more often but she is still my no.1 favourite author.
Series: Obernewtyn Chronicles
For Ages: 12 - 17 years old
Number Of Pages: 768
Published: 24th April 2013
Dimensions (cm): 18.1 x 11.5 x 4.8
Weight (kg): 18.1
Edition Number: 6