Across The Wall: A Tale of the Abhorsen and Other Stories by Garth NixAcross The Wall: A Tale of the Abhorsen and Other Stories by Garth Nix

Across The Wall: A Tale of the Abhorsen and Other Stories

byGarth Nix

Paperback | August 1, 2006

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From renowned fantasy author of the Old Kingdom series, Garth Nix, comes an entertaining collection of stories, including one Old Kingdom novella.

Across the Wall brings together an electic mix of Garth Nix’s writing spanning several years, beginning with the novella set in the Old Kingdom, “Nicholas Sayre and the Creature in the Case,” winner of two Aurealis Awards.

The collection also includes two tales inspired by Arthurian legend, a war story, a western, a traditional tale with a twist and a hilarious choose-your-own-adventure spoof. The volume is introduced by the author himself and, even better, so is each story—giving context, anecdotes and a glimpse into the exceptional mind of Garth Nix.

Garth Nix was born in 1963 in Melbourne, Australia. A full-time writer since 2001, he has worked as a literary agent, marketing consultant, book editor, book publicist, book sales representative, bookseller, and part-time soldier in the Australian Army Reserve. Garth's books include the award-winning fantasy novelsSabriel,Lirael, andAb...
Title:Across The Wall: A Tale of the Abhorsen and Other StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 0.86 inPublished:August 1, 2006Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060747153

ISBN - 13:9780060747152

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Well-written The stories were well written but they left me curious.
Date published: 2017-01-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by from A good read, but disappointed.. I am a huge fan of the Abhorsen series by Garth Nix, and judging by the cover, I had hoped more stories about Sabriel, Lirael and the other characters from this series would be included. This book has many interesting short stories by Nix, but only one relates to his fabulous series aformentioned. The title mentions the Abhorsen story, but unfortunetly only a small fraction of the book was related to it. A good read, but not what I expected. I found it harder to read as its not one story...still recommend if you like Garth Nix's work however.
Date published: 2008-06-11