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Appears on 8 lists in total.
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Sent to a boarding school in Ancelstierre as a young child, Sabriel has had little experience with the random power of Free Magic or the Dead who refuse to stay dead in the Old Kingdom. But during her final semester, her father, the Abhorsen, goes missing, and Sabriel knows she must enter the Ol...


  • Author: Garth Nix
  • Publish Date: 2008-04-22
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    RE: Books That Will Blow Your Mind
    By: Anonymous
    2013-04-02 11:00:48

    I shat my pants reading this it was so bad.

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    By: Anonymous
    2015-05-28 07:04:05

    I expected this book to be in category: "WERE good when you read them". I really liked this when I was younger but now that I picked it up again... nope!

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