Garth Richard Nix
(born 19 July 1963) is an Australian writer who specialises in children's and young adult fantasy
novels, notably the ''Old Kingdom
'', ''Seventh Tower
'' and ''Keys to the Kingdom
'' series. He has frequently been asked if his name is a pseudonym, to which he has responded, "I guess people ask me because it sounds like the perfect name for a writer of fantasy. However, it is my real name."
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