Author: Joe Abercrombie Title: Half A War Publisher: Harper Voyager Trade Paperback: 497 pages ISBN: 978-0-00-813832-5 Price: £12.99 Publication Date: 16/07/2015 Buying books at the airport is always a risky decision. And when done whilst rushing through the terminal on the way to catch a flight to a wedding, those dangers are raised exponentially. But when I saw […]
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Author: Joe Abercrombie Title: Half A King Publisher: Harper Voyager Hardback: 373 pages ISBN: 978-0-00-755020-3 Price: £12.99 Publication Date: 03/07/2014 When it was first announced that Joe Abercrombie was to write a YA novel, I have to admit that my reaction was one of surprise. His previous novels have all been what would be best described […]
It is fair to say that I have been a bit addicted to Joe Abercrombie’s work lately [!], so here is a teaser trailer for his forthcoming novel, Red Country. Here is a little bit about the book: Shy South comes home to her farm to find a blackened shell, her brother and sister stolen, and […]
Author: Joe Abercrombie Title: The Heroes Publisher: Gollancz Paperback: 610 pages ISBN: 978-0-575-08385-1 Price: £8.99 Publication Date: 10/05/2012 For a novel that is overflowing with characters and action it is somewhat of an irony that The Heroes of the title refers not to any of the soldiers or warriors who inhabit the book’s pages, but […]
Author: Joe Abercrombie Title: Best Served Cold Publisher: Gollancz Paperback: 662 pages ISBN: 978-0-575-08248-9 Price: £8.99 Publication Date: 01/06/2010 Revenge, as the title of Joe Abercrombie’s fourth novel would suggest, is a dish best served cold. Except that, this being an Abercrombie novel, and one set in the morally ambiguous [to put it extremely mildly] […]
Author: Joe Abercrombie Title: The Blade Itself Publisher: Gollancz Paperback: 515 pages ISBN: 978-0-575-07979-3 Price: £8.99 Publication Date: 08/03/2007 Having been a fairly heavy-duty fantasy reader during my teenage years, I have to admit that I have somewhat fallen out of touch with the genre more recently. So when someone recently recommended Joe Abercrombie to […]