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Sabriel (Abhorsen Trilogy, Bk. 1) By Garth Nix

Sabriel (Abhorsen Trilogy, Bk. 1)
by Garth Nix

Who will guard the living when the dead arise?
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Sabriel Summary


Who will guard the living when the dead arise? Sabriel is sent as a child across the Wall to the safety of a school in Ancelstierre. Away from magic; away from the Dead. After receiving a cryptic message from her father, 18-year-old Sabriel leaves her ordinary school and returns across the Wall into the Old Kingdom. Fraught with peril and deadly trickery, her journey takes her to a world filled with parasitical spirits, Mordicants, and Shadow Hands - for her father is none other than The Abhorson. His task is to lay the disturbed dead back to rest. This obliges him - and now Sabriel, who has taken on her father's title and duties - to slip over the border into the icy river of Death, sometimes battling the evil forces that lurk there, waiting for an opportunity to escape into the realm of the living. Desperate to find her father, and grimly determined to help save the Old Kingdom from destruction by the horrible forces of the evil undead, Sabriel endures almost impossible challenges whilst discovering her own supernatural abilities - and her destiny.

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Sku
GOR000500825
Title
Sabriel (Abhorsen Trilogy, Bk. 1)
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Year published
Number of pages
368
ISBN 10
0007137311
ISBN 13
9780007137312
Prizes
Short-listed for WH Smith Book Awards (Children's Book of the Year) 2003
Cover note
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Note
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