From New York Times bestselling author, Joe Abercrombie, comes a collection of award-winning short fiction set in the world of the First Law.A Beautiful Bastard: The Union army may be full of bastards, but there’s only one big enough to think he can save the day single-handed when the Gurkish... show more
From New York Times bestselling author, Joe Abercrombie, comes a collection of award-winning short fiction set in the world of the First Law.A Beautiful Bastard: The Union army may be full of bastards, but there’s only one big enough to think he can save the day single-handed when the Gurkish come calling: the incomparable Colonel Sand dan Glokta.Made a Monster: After yea
Pages no: 544
Edition language: English
Series: First Law World (#7)
“There’s men chasing me! Gulping breath in the doorway and doing her best to look beyond desperate—no mighty effort of acting at that moment, or any occupying the last twelve months, indeed.” One of the things that makes Abercrombie outstanding is his ability to write stuff in different styles. “T...
I enjoyed the majority of the stories in this book. Some of them were better than others, and some of them I recognized from other, previous publications, like "Tough Times All Over," and "Some Desperado." Some of the stories were better than others, which is always the case with anthologies. I'd ...
When I was younger, I went through a phase of reading nothing but Fantasy novels. I devoured them ferociously, Sanderson, Rothfuss, Brett, Lynch, Martin. I became blood-drunk on fantasy, gorging my young mind and tossing the ravaged paperback carcasses onto the ever growing charnel heap. I look back...
Sharp ends is a chapter in Red Country, Abercrombie’s sixth book, and -quite aptly- also the name of this collection. He appears at ease writing short fiction and it was pleasant to read again about the First Law’s characters. The stories are organized more or less chronologically, with the date nea...
Sharp Ends is an anthology of thirteen stories set in the First Law world, first introduced in the book The Blade Itself. The stories definitely had that First Law feel to them, and I enjoyed reading them. If you’ve already tried other First Law books and didn’t like them, trust me, this anthology...
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