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The Left-Handed Booksellers of London

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Action-packed magical fantasy also has charm and wit.

Book Garth Nix Fantasy 2020
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Too much swearing

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Veteran author Garth Nix has added another winner to his impressive body of work with this fast-paced, inventive magical fantasy that also has lots humor and charm. The Left-Handed Booksellers of London nicely balances characters and plot elements steeped in ancient lore with quirky, refreshing characters in an interesting, alternative version of London in 1983. The story is well structured and keeps the pages turning for the most part, although it does slow down a bit in a couple of places. Teens will enjoy rooting for Merlin and Susan as they seek the truth. Lots of fantasy violence with some mildly gory descriptions make it best for high-schoolers and up.

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