By Joe Abercrombie
NAMED the most effective BOOKS OF THE 12 months through BUZZFEED AND THE INDEPENDENT • New York instances bestselling writer Joe Abercrombie supplies the beautiful end to the epic delusion trilogy that all started with Half a King, praised by means of George R. R. Martin as “a fast paced story of betrayal and revenge that grabbed me from web page 1 and refused to permit go.”
“The Shattered Seas trilogy has labored its approach right into a very unique crew of my favourite fable novels of all time.”—James Dashner, number one New York Times bestselling writer of The Maze Runner
Words are weapons.
Princess Skara has visible all she enjoyed made blood and ashes. She is left with purely phrases. however the correct phrases might be as lethal as any blade. If she is to reclaim her birthright, she needs to overcome her fears and sharpen her wits to a deadly edge.
Only part a conflict is fought with swords.
The deeply crafty Father Yarvi has walked a protracted street from crippled slave to king’s minister. He has made allies of previous foes and stitched jointly an uneasy peace. yet now the ruthless Grandmother Wexen has raised the best military because the elves made conflict on God, and placed vivid Yilling at its head—a guy who worships simply Death.
Sometimes one needs to struggle evil with evil.
Some—like Thorn Bathu and the sword-bearer Raith—are born to struggle, probably to die. Others—like model the smith and Koll the wood-carver—would really stand within the gentle. but if mom conflict spreads her irons wings, she may well solid the entire Shattered Sea into darkness.
Praise for Half a War
“Filled with rapid battles, speedy plot twists and witty dialogue.”—New York day-by-day News
“A fable for every age, and all occasions [that] rends the soul as compulsively as whatever Abercrombie has written so far . . . Half a War is a hit in each approach, placing a good looking capstone at the complete Shattered Sea Trilogy.”—Tor.com
“There’s the entire sword-swinging and Machiavellian machinations you'll ask for during this story of a last conflict among international locations and kings.”—Fredericksburg loose Lance–Star
“Engaging, mesmerising and jaw-dropping.”—SciFi Now
“Abercrombie piles on stunning betrayals and costs his characters a excessive cost for vengeance during this robust and becoming ultimate volume.”—Publishers Weekly
Praise for Joe Abercrombie’s Half a King
“A fast moving story of betrayal and revenge that grabbed me from web page 1 and refused to allow go.”—George R. R. Martin
“Once this plot has its tooth in you, it is going to no longer enable cross. . . . Abercrombie’s masterly storytelling signifies that every thing, from the characters you return to like and despise to the sprawling global that's explored, is enthralling.”—Fantasy e-book Review
Half the World
“Another unique burst of conflict, magic and political machinations from the continually trustworthy Joe Abercrombie . . . a thoroughgoing blast, a violent, attractive rabbit gap of craft that's really worth disappearing into.”—Shelf Awareness
“Compelling . . . [Thorn] makes Katniss Everdeen appear like Dorothy Gale.”—Chicago Tribune
From the Hardcover edition.