Arthur Penhaligon's magical adventures continue as he faces a new grave danger -- in the form of an enemy named Grim Tuesday. More amazing fantasy from best-selling author Garth Nix.Arthur doesn't think he will ever have to return to the strange house that nearly killed him on Monday -- the... show more
Arthur Penhaligon's magical adventures continue as he faces a new grave danger -- in the form of an enemy named Grim Tuesday. More amazing fantasy from best-selling author Garth Nix.Arthur doesn't think he will ever have to return to the strange house that nearly killed him on Monday -- the house that contains an entire world. But Tuesday brings new challenges -- in the form of an enemy named Grim Tuesday, who threatens the well-being of both Arthur's family and his world. Arthur must retrieve the Second Key from Grim Tuesday in order to save everything -- an adventure that will include stealing a Sunship, surviving a very weird work camp, befriending a bearlike spirit, fighting the voidlike Nithlings, and traveling to the scary Far Reaches for the ultimate showdown.
Publish date: June 7th 2004
Pages no: 321
Edition language: English
Series: The Keys to the Kingdom (#2)
This is my second favorite of the series. Well laid out and continues to build on the world/characters/plot as well as adding new elements along the way.
This was fun. I've decided I'm going to think of the individual titles in this series as chapters in a larger book. Or maybe as one of those Saturday matinee serials from the forties with the cliffhanger endings! I'm a little older than the target audience on this one, okay face it, a lot older, a...
In the midst of a fatal asthma attack, Arthur was given a smidgen of magical power. Using it, he was able to not only survive the attack, but also stage a revolution against the languid Mister Monday. After claiming Monday's powers for his own, Arthur granted them to a Steward so he could return t...
This series is really cute and especially designed for boys under the teen level. It just has so many creative elements and events that would appeal to the younger set. That being said, I loved it as it's rather different from what I usually read and great for listening in the car.Arthur Penhaliga...
Arthur Penhaligon is an ordinary boy whose life changes when he has a near-fatal asthma attack while running during PE. Just as he is about to lose consciousness he is given a key by a mysterious man. The man, Mr. Monday, has determined that Arthur is about to die, but with the benefits of modern ...
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