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The Creature In The Case An Old Kingdom Novella

Author : Garth Nix
ISBN : 9780062572189
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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The Creature in the Case delves deeper into New York Times bestselling author Garth Nix’s Old Kingdom. Fans of Rae Carson, Kristin Cashore, Scott Westerfeld, and Cassandra Clare will be enthralled by this rich fantasy world. Nicholas Sayre has just fought off the Destroyer and is eager to return to the Old Kingdom. The only thing standing in his way is a party organized by his powerful uncle. But when he arrives at the party he finds a house full of guests who don’t believe in magic or necromancy and a strange creature locked up in a display case. After a disastrous twist of events involving the guest of honor, the creature in the case drinks Nicholas’s Charter-infused blood—and breaks free. Will Nicholas be able to stop the new Free Magic creature? Epic Reads Impulse is a digital imprint with new releases each month.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Across The Wall

Author : Garth Nix
ISBN : 9780061975110
Genre : Fiction
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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.
Category: Fiction

Goldenhand

Author : Garth Nix
ISBN : 9780062216786
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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The long-awaited fifth installment in Garth Nix’s New York Times bestselling Old Kingdom series, for readers who enjoy series by Rae Carson, Kristin Cashore, Scott Westerfeld, and Cassandra Clare. Goldenhand takes place six months after the events of Abhorsen and follows the novella Nicholas Sayre and the Creature in the Case, which is featured in Across the Wall. Lirael lost one of her hands in the binding of Orannis, but now she has a new hand, one of gilded steel and Charter Magic. On a dangerous journey, Lirael returns to her childhood home, the Clayr’s Glacier, where she was once a Second Assistant Librarian. There, a young woman from the distant North brings her a message from her long-dead mother, Arielle. It is a warning about the Witch with No Face. But who is the Witch, and what is she planning? Lirael must use her new powers to save the Old Kingdom from this great danger—and it must be forestalled not only in the living world but also in the cold, remorseless river of Death.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

To Hold The Bridge

Author : Garth Nix
ISBN : 9781471404498
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A masterful short story collection including a rarely seen OLD KINGDOM novella. Garth Nix proves he is a master of the short story with this intriguing collection of tales. Leading with the novella TO HOLD THE BRIDGE, fans of Garth Nix will be more than satisfied with the richly detailed and thrilling tale of Charter Magic and a deathly duel. Fans new and old will delight in the subsequent tales, including fantasy and science fiction, with witches, vampires, strange worlds and stranger creatures making their appearance.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Encountering Enchantment A Guide To Speculative Fiction For Teens 2nd Edition

Author : Susan Fichtelberg
ISBN : 9781440834516
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The most current and complete guide to a favorite teen genre, this book maps current releases along with perennial favorites, describing and categorizing fantasy, paranormal, and science fiction titles published since 2006. • Encompasses a wide selection of speculative fiction genres to suit a broad spectrum of readers in grades 6–12 • Identifies award-winning titles, grade levels, book club potential, and alternative media formats and provides complete bibliographic information for each title • Includes interviews with prominent authors that convey the perspectives of the creators of the worlds into which readers are drawn • Covers some children's literature and some adult novels that are popular with young adults • Offers a detailed subject index with an extensive number of access points
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Here Be Dragons

Author : Stefan Ekman
ISBN : 9780819573247
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Winner of the Mythopoeic Scholarship Award for Myth and Fantasy Studies (2016) Fantasy worlds are never mere backdrops. They are an integral part of the work, and refuse to remain separate from other elements. These worlds combine landscape with narrative logic by incorporating alternative rules about cause and effect or physical transformation. They become actors in the drama—interacting with the characters, offering assistance or hindrance, and making ethical demands. In Here Be Dragons, Stefan Ekman provides a wide-ranging survey of the ubiquitous fantasy map as the point of departure for an in-depth discussion of what such maps can tell us about what is important in the fictional worlds and the stories that take place there. With particular focus on J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, Ekman shows how fantasy settings deserve serious attention from both readers and critics. Includes insightful readings of works by Steven Brust, Garth Nix, Robert Holdstock, Terry Pratchett, Charles de Lint, China Miéville, Patricia McKillip, Tim Powers, Lisa Goldstein, Steven R. Donaldson, Robert Jordan, and Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess.
Category: Literary Criticism

Clariel

Author : Garth Nix
ISBN : 9781471403873
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The highly anticipated and long-awaited prequel to Garth Nix's internationally bestselling OLD KINGDOM fantasy series. Sixteen-year-old Clariel is not adjusting well to her new life in the city of Belisaere, the capital of the Old Kingdom. She misses roaming freely within the forests of Estwael, and she feels trapped within the stone city walls. And in Belisaere she is forced to follow the plans, plots and demands of everyone, from her parents to her maid, to the sinister Guildmaster Kilip. Clariel can see her freedom slipping away. It seems too that the city itself is descending into chaos, as the ancient rules binding Abhorsen, King and Clayr appear to be disintegrating. With the discovery of a dangerous Free Magic creature loose in the city, Clariel is given the chance both to prove her worth and make her escape. But events spin rapidly out of control. Clariel finds herself more trapped than ever, until help comes from an unlikely source. But the help comes at a terrible cost. Clariel must question the motivations and secret hearts of everyone around her - and it is herself she must question most of all. With over 1 million Old Kingdom books sold in the UK, this timeless fantasy series is a must-read for fans of Philip Pullman. Praise for Garth Nix: 'Sabriel is a winner . . . a world with the same solidity and four-dimensional authority as our own, created with invention, clarity and intelligence' Philip Pullman, author of the His Dark Materials series 'One of the best worldbuilders in fantasy . . . I love the Old Kingdom series' Brandon Sanderson 'There is no joy like returning to the Old Kingdom . . . Nix sets the standard for fantasy' Leigh Bardugo 'One of the greatest living fantasy writers . . . I will never get enough of the Old Kingdom' Sarah J. Maas
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Fantasy Fiction

Author : Frances Sinclair
ISBN : 9781903446461
Genre : Children's literature, English
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Category: Children's literature, English

Ulysses

Author : James Joyce
ISBN : UVA:X000981491
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The Publishers Weekly

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ISBN : UCSD:31822034958827
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature

School Library Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015064837928
Genre : Children's libraries
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Category: Children's libraries

Of Reason And Love

Author : Carl Steiner
ISBN : UVA:X002528025
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach stands out as one of the most unusual Austrian writers of the latter part of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century. Known as the grande dame of Austrian literature, she started her writing career as a dramatist who had the ambition of becoming a female Shakespeare. She ended it as an aphorist and author of short stories, novellas, and novels. Although she was not a leading figure in the women's movement of the turn of the century, her writings, which were much acclaimed in her maturing years, went a long way toward putting women's literature on an equal footing with the literary output of her male peers in her own native land and abroad.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Britannia

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ISBN : UOM:39015010923251
Genre : Great Britain
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Category: Great Britain

Cr Ticas

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ISBN : UOM:39015079399260
Genre : Books
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Category: Books

Mcsi

Author : Sandra Ulbrich Almazan
ISBN : 1627960082
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Cold cases, cold coffee, rushing into situations other people run from - being a cop is tough. But it gets even tougher when the particulars of the case don't match up with the way the world is supposed to be. But some investigators take these paranormal speed bumps in stride. Your murder suspect is a dragon? Bring it on. Your evidence comes from a conference with the spirit world? No problem. Your kidnapping suspect is an undead creature sprung from Old World folklore? Okay, that might take the fortification of an extra cup of coffee and some back up. 18 urban fantasy stories about solving the case with a little magical help ready for your curious mind. Come along for the ride and enjoy the thrills of investigation. Remember, Quod Sequitor - Follow the Evidence.
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The Software Encyclopedia

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ISBN : UOM:39015010361650
Genre : Computer industry
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Category: Computer industry

Publishers Weekly

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ISBN : UVA:X000022305
Genre : Publishers' catalogs
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Category: Publishers' catalogs

Chinghiz Aitmatov

Author : V. Novikov
ISBN : UOM:39015024640362
Genre : Authorship
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Category: Authorship

1993

Author : Gale Group
ISBN : 0810382350
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Provides synopses for over 1,500 titles of current popular fiction and recommends other books by such criteria as authors, characters portrayed, time period, geographical setting, or genre
Category: Literary Criticism