To Hold The Bridge
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To Hold The Bridge : Tales from the Old Kingdom and Beyond

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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 132 x 198 x 34mm | 404g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 147140448X
  • 9781471404481
  • 47,843

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This is a must-read ... fans will be sated and new readers will fall in love with the characters and lavish-landscapes * The Times (Praise for CLARIEL) * ...will delight fantasy fans. * The Telegraph (Praise for CLARIEL) * In this long-awaited prequel, Garth Nix shows us why his Old Kingdom books have influenced a generation of fantasy writers * Cassandra Clare (Praise for CLARIEL) * Beautifully written, magnificently imagined, and wholly original, CLARIEL is Garth Nix's finest work yet. * Holly Black, New York Times bestselling author of THE COLDEST GIRL IN COLDTOWN (Praise for CLARIEL) * A fabulous collection of short stories . . . A must for fans of fantasy, science-fiction and weird and wonderful stories in general -- Louise Gallagher * Inis Reading Guide *
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About 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 as a part-time soldier in the Australian Army Reserve. Garth's books include the award-winning Old Kingdom fantasy novels Sabriel, Lirael, Abhorsen, and Clariel, and most recently, Goldenhand. He has also written the science fiction novels Shade's Children and A Confusion of Princes. His fantasy novels for children include The Ragwitch; the six books of The Seventh Tower sequence; The Keys to the Kingdom series; and with Sean Williams, the Troubletwisters books and Spirit Animals: Blood Ties.

More than five million copies of Garth's books have been sold around the world, his books have appeared on the bestseller lists of the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and the Guardian, and his work has been translated into 40 languages. He lives in Sydney, Australia. Follow Garth on twitter at @garthnix or at www.garthnix.com
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2,255 ratings
3.8 out of 5 stars
5 22% (494)
4 42% (950)
3 31% (703)
2 4% (95)
1 1% (13)
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