: 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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A touch of the story of Jonah wednesdag the whale, with a hint of 20, Leagues under the Sea thrown in. 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. This is my favorite of the Keys of the Kingdom series so far. She rules over the Border Seas of the House which connects to every body of water in existence.

I liked seeing Leaf in this a bit more, but I think she got more than she I enjoyed seeing Arthur going after the trustees in this installment rather than being taken by surprise.

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Stronger than yeah and more heroic than yes. This is destined to be a cult series.

Point of view Tips on technique 4: The Keys to the Kingdom 7 books. All the components that made the previous books good are still there, however they don’t seem to gel together the same, leaving the book feeling like a series of great scenes held together with padding.

Each of his triumphs only serve to whip his foes into a greater froth of rage, and they are drowning him in paperwork, pursuing legal action–and threatening his mortal family.

After going through the transfer portal with Arthur’s helpthe ship is grounded on a beach.

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How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot. During their lunch, Wednesday tells Arthur that after Part 3 of the Will has been released, she will surrender the Third Key to Arthur.


Arthur later makes a deal with the Raised Ratsa group of anthropomorphic rats brought to the House by the Piper, to take him to Feverfew’s hideout, which they believe is inside a miniature world located within Drowned Wednesday’s stomach. The Book of Swords. Sep 09, Rohin Surath rated it really liked it.

Once wfdnesday, as in Grim Tuesdaythere is clear evidence of Nix dealing with his own name – and these are my favourite kinds of books. To ask other readers questions about Drowned Wednesdayplease sign up. I liked seeing Leaf in this a bit more, but I think she got more than she bargained for. Daughter of the Clayr.

I love the different manifestations of the Will and I can’t wait to see what will happen when Arthur gets all of it and the keys.

Drowned Wednesday by Garth Nix

He’s less the whiny, scared boy we saw in the first two books and is becoming a brave leader. His friend Leaf comes to visit and is there when a huge wave breaks into the room and washes his bed away.

Mar 13, Kai Ronin rated it really liked it. Sep 22, Julie rated it really liked it Shelves: With a likeable unlikely hero, fast-paced plotting and a plethora of mystical oddities, this series is sure to garner a host of fans. We only see glimpses of her on wednesdy couple occasions and she hardly has anything to do nis the story itself.

Eventually, a buoy marking drowjed pirate Elishar Feverfew’s treasure floats toward him. However she was cursed by the Morrow droowned and her appetite grew to such immense proportions that she literally turned into a whale, and a ginormous one at that.


Troubletwisters The Monster It’s been about eleven years since I last read it. Nix was born in in Melbourne, Australia, and spent his childhood in Canberra. A rat watches him during the scry, and later saves him from a battle with Feverfew. Suddenly, the hospital room becomes flooded with water as the two are transported to the Border Sea of the House. I guess, growing up, the things I’ve seen really have changed how I’m perceiving this book upon the second read. Drowned Wednesday, the third book in the Keys to the Kingdom series, is the first in the series that I can say was better drwned “good”.

Although I liked his refusal to lose his humanity in the first two books, it was starting to feel a little childish and whiney.

And there’s that thing that hinted me on something. When Arthur wished to learn what happened to Leaf, Dr. Garth left publishing to work as a public relations and marketing consultant fromtill he became a full-time writer in He hoped he could live up to it. Ich mochte auf diese Geschichte, da sie wieder sehr originell war.

Lady Wednesday recovers from her gluttony, then dies as a result of being poisoned by the worldlet, which had opened a void to Nothing. Review quote “[Garth Nix is] the coolest read in the playground. The titular character’s role is different than those of her predecessors, which I loved; the maritime world of he Definitely my favorite of the series so far. Like dropping a biscuit in tea. In this issue, Arthur must again embark on an quest for a one of the many keys to the kingdom, and one of the many parts of the will, along with the titular Drowned Wednesday, a daunting friend as well as a threat in some respects.