Publish date: January 2011
Edition language: English
Series: Pierwsze prawo
The Heroes was the second standalone book written in the First Law universe. I enjoyed it more than the previous standalone, Best Served Cold, but still not quite as much as I had enjoyed the original trilogy. For this book, we’re back in the North and there’s yet another war going on between the ...
Dass ich eine Lesung von Joe Abercrombie besucht habe, hat meine Begeisterung für diesen Autor neu entfacht. Nach fast einem Jahr Pause wurde es für mich mal wieder Zeit, in seine düstere, ehrliche High Fantasy abzutauchen. Aus seinem First Law – Universum fehlten mir noch zwei Romane: „Heldenklinge...
I just wasn't really feeling this. I did love Half a King, and I have Half the World up next, but this just wasn't doing it for me
A compendium of everything Abercrombie does best: characterization, dark humour, and blood-drenched barbarians swinging axes and gutting enemies through putrid, mud infested battlegrounds. Bayaz is a joy to hate, Shivers is officially worthy of his name, and the surprising return of Bremer dan Gorst...
The plot can be described in a couple of sentences, literally. This is about a 3-day battle between the Union forces (civilized bureaucratic society) and Northern people (barbarians), and also about the events right before it and its aftermath. This is probably the most spoiler-free plot description...
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