Angel Mage Sydney Launch
Join bestselling Australian fantasy and sci-fi author Garth Nix in his Sydney launch of his long-awaited new novel, Angel Mage. Garth will be in conversation with Kate Evans, co-host of the weekly radio show and podcast, The Bookshelf on ABC RN.
Set in an alternative seventeenth century where angels can be summoned (and controlled) by those with a talent for magic, Angel Mage is an action-packed story of angels, heroes, gunpowder and high magic.
Inspired by Dumas’s The Three Musketeers, the story follows icon-maker and angel-summoner Liliath who, long believed dead, has woken from her century-long sleep to pick up the threads of a plan that has already destroyed one kingdom and may yet destroy another.
6:30pm arrivals for 7pm start.
Garth Nix has been a full-time writer since 2001, but has also worked as a literary agent, marketing consultant, book editor, book publicist, book sales representative, bookseller, and as a part-time soldier in the Australian Army Reserve. Garth’s books include the Old Kingdom fantasy series, comprising Sabriel; Lirael; Abhorsen; Clariel and Goldenhand; SF novels Shade’s Children and A Confusion of Princes; and a Regency romance with magic, Newt’s Emerald. His novels for children include The Ragwitch; the six books of The Seventh Tower sequence; The Keys to the Kingdom series; and others. He has co-written several books with Sean Williams, including the Troubletwisters series; Spirit Animals Book Three: Blood Ties; Have Sword, Will Travel and the sequel, Let Sleeping Dragons Lie.
A contributor to many anthologies and magazines, Garth’s selected short fiction has been collected in Across the Wall and To Hold the Bridge. More than six million copies of his books have been sold around the world, they have appeared on the bestseller lists of The New York Times, Publishers Weekly and The Bookseller and his work has been translated into 42 languages. His recent book Frogkisser! is now being developed as a film by Twentieth Century Fox/Blue Sky Animation.
18:30–20:30 Where: Books Kinokuniya Sydney