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The Court of Broken Knives - Anna Smith Spark
The Court of Broken Knives
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In this dark and gripping debut fantasy that Miles Cameron called "gritty and glorious!" the exiled son of the king must fight to reclaim his throne no matter the cost. It is the richest empire the world has ever known, and it is also doomed. Governed by an imposturous Emperor, decadence has... show more
In this dark and gripping debut fantasy that Miles Cameron called "gritty and glorious!" the exiled son of the king must fight to reclaim his throne no matter the cost. It is the richest empire the world has ever known, and it is also doomed. Governed by an imposturous Emperor, decadence has blinded its inhabitants to their vulnerability. The Yellow Empire is on the verge
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ISBN: 9780316511421
Publisher: Orbit
Pages no: 473
Edition language: English
Series: Empires of Dust (#1)
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lindbergseth
lindbergseth rated it
4.5 Unconventionally written - solidly grim
Anna Smith Spark's The Court of Broken Knives is epic, grim, and filled with amoral characters; and its delivered with an unconventional writing style. It worked for me, since I value and enjoy books that deviate from the norm; the oddly poetic style became familiar as if I was listening to the auth...
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Evaine's Books, Books and More Books rated it
2.5 The Court of Broken Knives by Anna Smith Spark - My Thoughts
This book was so damned dark and bleak... Grimdark? Oh my GAWD, it was freaking grim and dark to the nth degree!Now I have no problem with grimdark fantasy. I like characters with flaws and who aren't goodie-goodies. This post on Fantasy Hive by Cameron Johnston, published just yesterday, reflec...
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