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'The Blade Itself' - Book Review

WOW what a book. An incredible fantasy story that is very character driven. “The Blade Itself” is an interesting story and its world is pretty complex. 170 more words


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Once they were a band of mercenaries who shook the pillars of the world through cunning, alchemical brews, and cold steel. Whoever met their price won. 192 more words

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Review: Red Country, Joe Abercrombie (2012)

The First Law

Since the 2006 publication of The Blade Itself, the first entry in the First Law trilogy, Joe Abercrombie has been intent on deconstructing the modern fantasy genre. 814 more words

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Book Review: The Blade Itself

Plot: War is coming to the Union, from all directions. Traitors are rumoured to be corrupting the system from within, but are their confessions trustworthy? Inquisitor Glokta knows precisely what the prisoners are put through to confess, for he is on the other end of the torture instruments. 462 more words


Small Degrees

When was it exactly that I became . . . this? By small degrees, I suppose. One act presses hard upon another, on a path we have no choice but to follow, and each time there are reasons.

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Guest Post Review: The Blade Itself by Joe Abercombie (Reviewed by Jevon Knight)

Jevon Knights is a sci-fi/fantasy writer and blogger who wants to entertain with amazing stories and enlighten with great content. He posts science fiction fantasy topics on his blog, …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Blade Itself (4 stars) by Joe Abercrombie

Verdict: A different kind of fantasy book. Knowing, earthy and home to one of the best anti-heroes I’ve ever had the pleasure to read.

I will first be honest and say that this is the second time I’ve read this book. 601 more words