This Book Review is for Abhorsen by Garth Nix. It is the beloved finale to Sabriel and Lirael and is the third and final book in the Abhorson Trilogy and was published in 2003.

The New Abhorsen Bookcover

Genre: Fantasy

What it Contains: Action is very prominent and  smaller conflicts are no longer present as they once were as the main conflict unfolds throughout the novel. Romance is no longer as strong a theme since potential love connections are lost or no longer feasible. Mystery is prominent and unfold very well as the books continues.  Then the final addition of all for good series…. the final ending. The Ending is a well written finale to the series and long awaited as well simply because the readers want to know how it all turns out.

Length: The Hardcover version is 638 pages that is broken up into three parts consisting of a total of 29 chapters plus the prologue and epilogue.

Who Would Enjoy It: It is intended for Young Adults but really anyone who is over 13 would enjoy the book immensely.

Enjoyment Level: A 10 out of 10.

Rating: Young Adult/PG.  It has violence but nothing that’s to graphic or disturbing. Slight mentions of nudity and sex but once again only in passing and nothing explicit. * The first rating is what the publishers rate the book, the second is what I perceive the events in the book to accurately fit the best.

The Original Abhorsen Book Cover

Overall the book and its counterparts are a great read and I would very highly recommend it and the remaining installment of the trilogy to others. It has every thing a good fantasy book and series should always have and is extremely well written just as its original counterpart is. Happy reading!

Final Note….

Most of the things I’ve written here are from my perspective and how I see the things in the book and its all merely a suggestion for a good reading experience on my part. Thank you.

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