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The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie Reivew

As the debut novel of Abercrombie, it is only fitting that it is read, reviewed and analysed as just that. First books are rife with raw potential that will be honed, crafted and refined as the writer builds up their bibliography. 391 more words

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Better late than never

Another review is on the way – and this time, it’s about a book that made me angry (for a change).

I finished reading The Blade Itself… 996 more words

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My University Book Challenge

I started back at uni on Monday and week 1 is already over. Only 10 more weeks of term to go! This will be my last term before exams and then I will finally graduate with a masters degree in maths. 341 more words

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What I've Read: The First Law Trilogy

This is my first book review since I have launched this website. All of the reviews moving forward will be only my opinions on the story as well as a brief overview (spoiler-free of course), so don’t hate me if you disagree with me… 566 more words

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The Blade Itself - Joe Abercrombie

“I’m still alive..”

I have to thank Corey for giving me the kick in the arse I apparently needed to finally begin THE ABERCROMBIE! I had bought The First Law trilogy boxset three years ago for my birthday & it has sat on my nightstand since then. 348 more words

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What I've Been Reading: September/October Reviews

Ok, I’ll admit: I might have gone a little too heavy with my book choices this time, which means it took me a lot longer than I expected to get through them. 1,197 more words


The Blade Itself - My Thoughts

The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie

From the backcover:

Inquisitor Glokta, a crippled and increasingly bitter relic of the last war, former fencing champion turned torturer extraordinaire, is trapped in a twisted and broken body – not that he allows it to distract him from his daily routine of torturing smugglers. 651 more words

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