Across the Wall: Book summary and reviews of Across the Wall by Garth Nix

Across the Wall

by Garth Nix

Across the Wall by Garth Nix

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Nicholas Sayre will do anything to get across the Wall Thoughts of Lirael and Sam haunt his dreams, and he has come to realize that his destiny lies with them, in the Old Kingdom. But here in Ancelstierre, Nick faces an obstacle that is not entirely human, with a strange power that seems to come from Nicholas himself.

With "Nicholas Sayre and the Creature in the Case," Garth Nix continues to explore the magical world of the Abhorsen Trilogy. In additional short stories that range from two widely different takes on the Merlin myth to a gritty urban version of Hansel and Gretel and a heartbreaking story of children and war, Garth Nix displays the range and versatility that has made him one of today's leading writers of fantasy for readers of all ages.

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"At times self-indulgent...this collection will nonetheless delight true fans." - Children's Lierature

"Fans will eagerly anticipate this volume and find a nice range of writing from one of the leading fantasy writers at work today." - Kirkus Reviews

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