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A Virtual Evening with Garth Nix

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An evening with Garth Nix as he discusses his newest book, The Left-Handed Booksellers of London with YA author, Amie Kaufman.

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Join Garth from the comfort of your home as he discusses his newest book, The Left-Handed Booksellers of London with fellow YA author, Amie Kaufman.

Garth’s new fantasy adventure is set in 1980s London and follows one girl's quest to find her father, leading her to a secret society of magical fighting booksellers who police the mythical Old World when it disastrously intrudes into the modern world.

Eighteen-year-old art student Susan Arkshaw arrives in London in search of her father. But before she can question crime boss Frank Thringley he's turned to dust by the prick of a silver hatpin in the hands of the outrageously attractive Merlin. Merlin is one of the youngest members of a secret society of booksellers with magical powers who police the mythic Old World wherever it impinges on the New World - in addition to running several bookshops, of course! Merlin also has a quest of his own: to find the Old World entity who arranged the murder of his mother. Their investigations attract attention from enemies of the Old and New Worlds. Soon they become involved in an even more urgent task to recover the grail that is the source of the left-handed booksellers' power, before it is used to destroy the booksellers and rouse the hordes of the mythic past. As the search for the grail becomes strangely intertwined with both their quests, they start to wonder… Is Susan's long-lost father a bookseller, or something altogether more mysterious?

Tickets: $24.99* includes a copy of the book, a signed bookplate and a limited edition, custom-made silver pin straight from the pages of the book! (* Kinokuniya Card Member discount is not applicable for this offer).

Pre-order through Eventbrite and it will be ready for collection from Kinokuniya Bookstore from the 29th September, the date the book is published.

Postage is available for an additional $7 (registered standard post within Australia). Please note orders will start shipping from 29th September. While we endeavour to process your order as quickly as possible, please be aware Australia Post are still experiencing delays in their services and network.

Alternatively, you can visit Kinokuniya from 29th September and purchase a copy of the book and receive your signed bookplate and limited edition pin. Remember to leave your email and daytime contact number with staff so we can send you the Zoom link.

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About Garth Nix:

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: 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 Frogkisser! which is being developed as a film by Fox/Disney. His short fiction includes more than 60 published stories, some of them collected in Across the Wall and To Hold the Bridge. His most recent novel is Angel Mage. He has co-written several books with Sean Williams, including the Troubletwisters series; Spirit Animals Book Three: Blood Ties; Have Sword, Will Travel; and Let Sleeping Dragons Lie. More than six million copies of Garth's books have been sold around the world, they have appeared on the bestseller lists of The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, The Bookseller and others, and his work has been translated into 42 languages. He has won multiple Aurealis Awards, the Ditmar Award, the Mythopoeic Award, CBCA Honour Book, and has been shortlisted for the Locus Awards, the Shirley Jackson Award and others.

About Amie Kaufman:

Amie Kaufman is the New York Times and internationally bestselling co-author of the award-winning Starbound trilogy and The Illuminae Files trilogy. Her multi-award winning work has been published in 24 countries, and described as “a game-changer” (Shelf Awareness), “stylistically mesmerising” (Publishers Weekly) and “out-of-this-world awesome” (Kirkus).

Amie lives in Melbourne, Australia with her husband and their rescue dog, Jack. She’s a huge fan of chocolate and naps, has an enormous music collection, and an entire room of her house is devoted to her library. She still sails, and though she climbs fewer trees, she remains partial to investigating the occasional magical door.

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