Author: Joe Abercrombie

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Aug 24
Half a War by Joe Abercrombie

Half a War by Joe Abercrombie

Reviews 0 ★★★★★

Half the War concludes the journey we embarked on with Yarvi in Half a King, bringing his tale to its stunning conclusion and reminding us why we love to read Abercrombie's stories so much. This novel encapsulates the best of Joe's writing and world-building, and has left me awed and wanting more. The novel introduces us to three new point of view characters - Raith, Grom-gil-Gorm's sword-bearer, Skara, princess of Throvenland, and Koll, who we know from Half the World, apprentice to Father Yarvi. The introduction of new characters might throw off some readers, but just as I really liked...

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Mar 27
Interview: Joe Abercrombie

Interview: Joe Abercrombie

Bookish 3

Joe Abercrombie *squeal* recently visited Australia and I was very lucky to have the opportunity to sit down and talk to him about his newest release, Half the World, the second book in his YA series The Shattered Sea.

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Jul 23
Half A King by Joe Abercrombie

Half A King by Joe Abercrombie

Reviews 6 ★★★★½

I know that many fans were a bit worried when he announced that he’s writing a YA novel set in a whole new world. I don’t know why they were worried – Abercrombie proves that he is a skilled and adaptable writer with Half a King.

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Jan 11
Red Country by Joe Abercrombie

Red Country by Joe Abercrombie

Reviews 0 ★★★★

I’ve never read anything like this before, and while I enjoyed Red Country, it will be a while until I’m in the mood for a similar read again. A Western-come-Fantasy, it’s packed with interesting characters, a vivid landscape, and blood, so much blood. Shy South. A gritty character if there…

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