The Old Kingdom, or Abhorsen in North America, is a fantasy series written by Australian author Garth Nix. It originated in 1995 with the novel Sabriel (1995) and has continued in the novels Lirael (2001) and Abhorsen (2003). The series has continued with the prequel novel Clariel (2014) and Goldenhand (2016). The Old Kingdom also consists of multiple novellas and other short stories, such as The Creature in the Case (2005) and the upcoming Terciel and Elinor (2021).
In Australia an omnibus edition comprising three novels and one novella was titled The Old Kingdom Chronicles. Omnibus editions in the U.S. have been titled The Abhorsen Trilogy (2003) and The Abhorsen Chronicles (2009).
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Sabriel is the first book of Garth Nix's Old Kingdom series, first published in 1995. It details the story of its eponymous heroine, Sabriel, a young woman who is heir to magical powers in the Old Kingdom. Sabriel must face various dangers to rescue her father, and ultimately, the kingdom from a powerful enemy.
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