: Drowned Wednesday (Keys to the Kingdom, Book 3) ( ): Garth Nix: Books. Drowned Wednesday is the third book in Garth Nix’s Keys to the Kingdom series, however it leaves a feeling that something is lacking. The description is still. Drowned Wednesday is book 3 in The Keys to The Kingdom Series by award- winning author Garth Nix, author of young adult fantasy novels.

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And, according to some mercantile-minded Raised Rats that he meets, it’s hidden by sorcery in the one place no one can ever get to and come back alive. It’s niz about eleven years since I last read it.

He has to track down the Will and free it. Leaf is rescued by a ship with shimmering green sails – and Arthur is accidentally left behind. She deserves a second chance. In all honesty, I’ve never read anything quite like it and I simply can’t wait deowned Tuesday.

Since getting the keys and The Will is Arthur’s ultimate goal anyway, he agrees and thus starts his latest adventure into the House. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. What they do know List of characters The House.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Overall, this book is pretty good, and is worth a read. And how will he survive life aboard ship on the treacherous Border Sea? Although, since I know nothing of life on the ocean, it could just sound impressively realistic… Item s unavailable for purchase. After a period travelling in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Asia inhe left publishing to work as wednesdag marketing communications consultant. Definitely my favourite book in this series so far and definitely looking forward to finishing this series at some point in the future.


It seems that Wednesday went mad some millennia ago, turned into a whale and began eating everything in sight. As Arthur gets closer to the heart of his quest, the suspense and mystery grow more and more intense. The gathering forces of the Dark Powers threaten the world of man. The first day of term at Arthur Penhaligon’s new school was supposed to be his last day on earth, but instead of dying of an asthma attack, he is given a key and drawn For some reason I liked this one a lot more than the previous two volumes, perhaps because it was a high-seas adventure with pirates and a giant whale and talking rats.

As with the other books in this series, Garth Nix creates a magical out-of-this-world setting with a strong plot. Also I liked at the end that view spoiler [he finally did not give up the key to Dame Primus hide spoiler ].

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Drowned Wednesday

They are, with navigational difficulty, able to enter the stomach of Lady Wednesday and the worldlet therein. Wednesday has rolled around, and Arthur Penhaligon has an invitation to return to the House that he can’t refuse.

Grath next book promises to be very interesting indeed. In contrast to Suzy’s former cockney attitude, she has assumed a more “ladylike and proper” demeanor on the orders of Dame Primus.

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There is also the Raised Rats, a double crossing pirate team that helps Arthur in his voyage. Lady Friday Garth Nix.

The vast part of the improvement w In Drowned Wednesday, Arthur, a teenage boy with asthma and a broken leg, heir to the Keys to the Kingdom, has to not only survive an ocean adventure but must save that part of The House think of it as the records house for the entire universe and several other universes from a maniacal pirate and a whale the size of an island.


May 10, Andrea rated it really liked it Shelves: Surviving life aboard a ship on the Border Sea This one packs an emotional punch – largely because Drowned Wednesday is such a tragic figure. Of course, she doesn’t want to be a fish but even with the third key, she just cannot control her appetite or her human shape ddrowned hence eats entire ships, schools of fish, denizens peopleetc without intent.

Leaf, who is Feverfew’s prisoner, then kicks it into a mud puddle containing Nothing, which consumes it. We’ve found that while readers like to know what we think of a book they find additional reader reviews a massive help in deciding if it is the right book for them.

He then uses a scrying mirror Dr. He learns that Leaf has been forced to work on the Mantisbut is otherwise intact. A rat watches him during the scry, and later saves him from a battle with Feverfew. Drownsd, is Wednesday all she says she is, and will she keep her promise and freely hand the Key over to Arthur, and what has happened to his friend Suzy?

He is unable to just sit and wait for the Trustees to attack, and he must take things into his own hands.

Sir Thursday Garth Nix. Drowned Wednesday is afflicted with the deadly sin of gluttony. Rdowned left publishing to work as a public relations and marketing consultant fromtill he became a full-time writer in Great humor and a great listen.