: 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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In January Garth went back to dedicated writer again, despite his belief that full-time writing explains the strange behaviour of many authors. The first varth books weren’t that good, as they were focused more on Arthur and Arthur alone. Her name is Cally.

Wwdnesday journey brings them through the Line of Storms and into the Border Sea, where they are later pursued by Feverfew’s ghostly ship, the Shiver. Ich mochte auf diese Geschichte, da sie wieder sehr originell war. Drowned Wednesday by Garth Wedhesday 1 gzrth Mar 14, Lady Friday Garth Nix. It seems like things are building up for a larger conflict with Saturday or Sunday so that will definitely be interesting. However, with the aid of magic, Arthur finds out that Leaf is abroad a ship named the Flying Mantis, where she becomes part of the crew and is later attacked and taken by the evil pirate Feverfew.

Return to Book Page. Arthur has received an invitation to a feast of 17 removes from Lady Wednesday and he’s anxious about it.

Published March 3rd by Scholastic Paperbacks first published September 1st Sep 09, Rohin Surath rated it really liked it. Arthur has defeated Mister Monday and Grim Tuesday. He does spend too much time on the “why me? We started to see a shift with Arthur from a victim of the house to a person taking an active role in choosing his destiny. He hoped he could live up to it. They know immediately that it is special. He then uses a scrying mirror Dr.


Not long after, a scavenging ship called the Moth rescues Arthur. Nix exhibited a lot of creativ 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 a last resort, Arthur shows them the Mariner’s Medallion, which stops Scamandros saying that they must get rid of Arthur.

Drowned Wednesday by Garth Nix

Orphans Eric Chant nicknamed Cat and his sister Gwendolen, a gifted witch, are wednesdat away to live in a castle with Chrestromanci, a much-revered man of magic, wealth an Sir Thursday The Keys to the Kingdom: Retrieved from ” https: Arthur fails his first try, then dodges Feverfew and severs his head. Broadens the scope of the world and ramps up the pace a bit.

Scamandros, which proves to be a golden transfer watch. Jul 18, JL Lucaban rated it it was amazing Shelves: The ending, of course, was a brilliant cliffhanger as the Skinless Boy takes Arthur’s place and Arthur is still in the House. There’s also a glancing nod to The Silver Chair in the thought that perhaps Arthur is not actually invited to a feast, so much as to be the feast.

Something that was subtly implied, but never investigated as much.

Drowned Wednesday (The Keys to the Kingdom, #3) by Garth Nix

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It makes me want to dive into the series even more since it is so subtly and beautifully done. Sir Thursday Garth Nix. Her story is really tragic and shows not all of the trustees are cruel and heartless. Drowned Wednesday may be willing to hand over her Key, but that doesn’t mean getting it or the Will is going to be any easier for Arthur.


So I really enjoyed this part of the keys to the kingdom series, it had a fair few chuckle worthy scenes in it gath made me want to keep on reading. The story is a good one, moving at a fast pace and building up good tension. drlwned

You’ve successfully reported this review. It’s a bit like a mash-up of Treasure Island with Alice in Wonderland–very fun! It was expected though.

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He’s alone on the sea in a sinking bed, rapidly moving towards a line of storms. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. What they do know This is probably the most action-packed of the series so far, though they’ve all been adventurous. And, according to some mercantile-minded Raised Rats that he meets, it’s hidden by sorcery in the one place no one gartth ever get to and come back alive.

A Great and Terrible Beauty. Other books in the series. Sep 05, Karin rated it really liked it Shelves: Drowned Wednesday, the third book in the Keys to the Kingdom series, is the first in the series that I can say was better than “good”. This is my favorite of the Keys of the Kingdom series so far.