🎧 Review: Sabriel by Garth Nix

Title: Sabriel

Series: The Old Kingdom #1

Author: Garth Nix

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 Old Kingdom to find him.

With Sabriel, the first installment in the Abhorsen series, Garth Nix exploded onto the fantasy scene as a rising star, in a novel that takes readers to a world where the line between the living and the dead isn’t always clear—and sometimes disappears altogether.

I’ve heard so much about this book so when it came up in my library, I decided to go for it!

Sabriel, a Necromancer, receives word that her father, the Abhorsen is missing and enters the Old Kingdom to find him.

A quest in a world full of magic and creatures with a fast paced plot and brilliant magical system!

I absolutely loved Sabriel. She’s totally down to earth, gifted, strong and a totally interesting character!

Who I loved more…Mogget….the pure white not-cat who was servant to the Abhorsen! He was humorous and so like a cat even though he wasn’t!!!

I also liked Touchstone and wanted him and Sabriel to do the old snogeroo but it was like one minute they were companions with the same goal, then a few admiring glances and then, boom. Love. I would have liked to see that fleshed out out a bit more!

But anyway…I am interested enough to read the next book!


9 thoughts on “🎧 Review: Sabriel by Garth Nix

  1. I loved Sabriel and the prequel, Tenniel and Elinor. Mogget is fun but quite scary in that transfomation section. I have Lirael on my bookshelf to read but I’m going to save it until the Christmas holidays.

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