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Sometimes dreams were gateways through which messages might come. Beasts called them ashlings: dreams that called...

The powerful farseeker Elspeth Gordie is sent to Sutrium, seat of the totalitarian council that rules the Land, to seal an alliance between the secret Misfit community at Obernewtyn and rebel forces.

She travels from the mountains reluctantly, for at any moment the long-awaited summons may come from the oldOnes to find and destroy the dormant weaponmachines left by the Beforetimers. The journey takes her far beyond the borders of the Land, across the sea and into the heart of the mysterious desert region of Sador. Here she discovers that she will need help to destroy the weaponmachines.

But before her dark quest can begin, Elspeth must learn the truth of her dreams: she must understand why the Beforetimers destroyed their world...


Reviews / Recommendations Ashling review by Nef. Ah Ashing. That scene, that phrase and THAT word. Ravek If you don't know what Ravek is, then you have to read the book and find out! It’s the sort of thing we obernetters live and breath for: the will-they/won’t-they question being answered with a word that must be translated!... Read On... A chapter-by-chapter review of each Obernewtyn Chronicles, on Daniel Is Reading by pizzagreen. I honestly am not sure when I first read Obernewtyn, I know it was sometime after the release of The Stone Key, or around that time, so sometime 2008. One of my friends had read it, and she was recommended by our teacher librarian to read it. I soon followed, and ended up reading The Stone Key before she did. We both loved the series, and discussed a few theories, and kept track of the developments with The Sending. Read on...

Obernewtyn Chronicles Review (Books 1-3) by InkAshlings
Hi everyone! I am finally back from my holiday hiatus which was much needed and great fun! So now it’s time for the book review someone way back when said they were interested in reading… Australian author Isobelle Carmody’s Obernewtyn Chronicles... Read On...

"A very forceful and carefully constructed tale that keeps the reader engrossed. One will indeed look forward to the following volumes promised." ~ Andre Norton on Obernewtyn "A great adventure, full of chases and hairbreadth rescues and new hints about the disaster that poisoned the world and made the Misfits what they are." ~ Locus Purchase Ashling online:
Published: Australia: 1995 - Penguin (Viking) 1997 - Penguin 2007 - Penguin UK: 1996 - Penguin (Puffin) [Out of Print] 2011 - Bloomsbury US & Canada: 2001 - Tor [Out of Print] 2003 - Starscape 2008 - Random House

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