Since childhood, Sabriel has lived outside the walls of the Old Kingdom, away from the power of Free Magic, and away from the Dead who refuse to stay dead. But now her father, the Mage Abhorson, is missing, and Sabriel must cross into that world to find him. With Mogget, whose feline form hides a powerful, perhaps malevolent spirit, and Touchstone, a young Charter Mage, Sabriel travels deep into the Old Kingdom. There she confronts an evil that threatens much more than her life'and comes face to face with her own hidden destiny. . . Garth Nix's first young adult novel, Sabriel was recently nominated for the Aurealis Award for Excellence in Science Fiction in Australia....Continua
Sabriel Is a good fantasy book that explores a world of magic and necromancy, Sabriel is a girl who is pushed into a place that she is not ready yet, she accepts the role so she can find her father and save the Old Kingdom, Sabriel is my first Garth Nix book....Continua
I really enjoyed this book. But looking back over it the adventure seems a bit short almost. I honestly wanted more. Very descriptive and a good amount of action though. I found Mogget, easily, to be the most enjoyable character ha ha. Now I just need to find the 2nd book in the trilogy....Continua
With a unique take on fantasy deeply rooted along the line between life and death, Nix crafts a story that continuously switches between deliciously fictitious, yet unnervingly real. Sabriel is the quintessential modern fantasy, reconciling the old need for a detailed history with the modern desire for palpable characters. Overall, Sabriel is the beginning of a thoroughly enticing and enjoyable saga....Continua
A great book, introducing the world the book is set in securely and showing Sabriel's insecurities and Touchstone's self-loathing as he blames himself for the events of two hundred years before.