About the Book
For the first time, the two award-winning novellas and a short story featuring Sir Hereward and Mister Fitz’s exploits are gathered together in a single volume.
Sir Hereward. Knight, artillerist, swordsman. Mercenary for hire. Ill-starred lover.
Mister Fitz. Puppet, sorcerer, loremaster. Practitioner of arcane arts now mostly and thankfully forgotten. Former nursemaid to Hereward.
Sir Hereward and Mister Fitz. Agents of the Council of the Treaty for the Safety of the World, charged with the location and removal of listed extra-dimensional entities, more commonly known as gods or godlets.
Travellers. Adventurers. Godslayers…
A list of sories in To Hold the Bridge can be found below.
Reader Advisory: Though some of Garth Nix’s books and stories are for children, this one is not. It is for adult readers.
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What people are saying...
“Grown Nix fans looking for something a little different will enjoy these brief stories.”
— Publishers Weekly
This collection includes...
- “Sir Hereward and Mister Fitz Go To War Again” first published in “Jim Baen’s Universe”, 2007
- “Beyond the Sea Gate of the Scholar-Pirates of Sarsköe” first published in Fast Ships, Black Sails edited by Jeff Vandermeer and Ann Vandermeer, 2008
- “A Suitable Present for a Sorcerous Puppet” first published in Swords and Dark Magic, edited by Jonathan Strahan and Lou Anders, 2010