The Seventh Tower: The Fall

Tal has lived in darkness his whole life, never leaving his home in the Dark World, where the most precious commodity is light. In all his world, there is only one place that ever sees the sun. A seven-towered castle built upon a mountain high above the desolate ice-lands below. Tal is getting ready for the Day of Ascension – a day when he will enter the castle and finally see the light. But when things go wrong, he is hurled into a dangerous quest, and an unknown world of warriors, ice-ships and magic. Book one in a brilliant new series from the master of fantasy, Garth Nix.

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    A brilliant start for a brilliant book for a brilliant series. This book is a must read for all those adventure and fantasy lovers. I think the best part is the beast game. It is extremely detailed and interesting.

    5 March 2014

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    Amazing, this book is a total wonder. A gripping tale of Tal and Milla, an chosen and an icecarl. Two totally different people from two totally different clans…

    A read before you die book!!

    9 December 2010

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    Garth Nix has won several Aurealis awards in his native Australia, for Sabriel, Abhorsen, Mister Monday and Drowned Wednesday.

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