New York Times bestseller Lirael is perfect for fans of epic fantasy like Game of Thrones. In this sequel to the critically acclaimed Sabriel, Garth Nix draws readers deeper into the magical landscape of the Old Kingdom.
Lirael has never felt like a true daughter of the Clayr. Abandoned by her mother, ignorant of her father's identity, Lirael resembles no one else in her large extended family living in the Clayr's glacier. She doesn't even have the Sight—the ability to see into possible futures—that is the very birthright of the Clayr. Nevertheless she must undertake a desperate mission under the growing shadow of an ancient evil—one that opposes the Royal Family, blocks the Sight of the Clayr, and threatens to break the very boundary between Life and Death itself. With only her faithful companion, the Disreputable Dog, to help her, Lirael must find the courage to seek her own hidden destiny.
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This is pure-quill epic fantasy, with satisfyingly intricate world building...Nix subtly invests minor characters, objects, even the landscape with vivid life, and his villains are acidulous distillates of pure malevolence.Read Full Review of Lirael: Daughter of the Clayr... | See more reviews from Kirkus
...Lirael finds her destiny linked with that of handsome, nervous Prince Sameth (son of Sabriel) but startling subplots abound and keep the pages turning. The book ends on a cliffhanger, and Nix leaves nearly every major question unanswered.Read Full Review of Lirael: Daughter of the Clayr... | See more reviews from Publishers Weekly
In this sequel to Sabriel, Lirael is the only one in a community of clairvoyant women not to be gifted with "the sight." ...the cliffhanger ending points the way to a third entry in the series.Read Full Review of Lirael: Daughter of the Clayr... | See more reviews from Publishers Weekly
The action in this book is great and you are able to identify with the characters. It was also nice to be able to see some of the changes that Sabriel had brought about in the Old Kingdom.Read Full Review of Lirael: Daughter of the Clayr... | See more reviews from Blog Critics
Spellbinding characters and vivid descriptions make Lirael, as the middle book in the Abhorsen Trilogy, an absolute joy to read that outstrips its predecessor Sabriel in both pace and fantasy narrative.Read Full Review of Lirael: Daughter of the Clayr...
LIRAEL is full of twists and turns, subplots abound, and readers will be turning pages madly. The book ends on a total cliffhanger, and all the questions raised in the book are left unanswered.Read Full Review of Lirael: Daughter of the Clayr...
With the King and Sabriel out of the country, Sam off to rescue Nicholas, Lirael leaving home to follow a future seen by the Clayr, and a dangerous necromancer on the loose, this book is action-packed! I recommend it to anyone.Read Full Review of Lirael: Daughter of the Clayr...
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