By Joe Abercrombie
NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE yr through BUZZFEED • ALEX AWARD WINNER • New York Times bestselling writer Joe Abercrombie’s exciting sequence maintains within the follow-up to Half a King, which George R. R. Martin hailed as “a fast paced story of betrayal and revenge that grabbed me from web page 1 and refused to enable go.”
“The Shattered Seas trilogy has labored its method right into a very particular team of my favourite delusion novels of all time.”—James Dashner, no 1 New York Times bestselling writer of The Maze Runner
Sometimes a woman is touched by means of mom War.
Thorn is this sort of woman. eager to avenge her useless father, she lives to struggle. yet she has been named a assassin through the very guy who knowledgeable her to kill.
Sometimes a girl turns into a warrior.
She reveals herself stuck up within the schemes of dad Yarvi, Gettland’s deeply crafty minister. Crossing part the area to discover allies opposed to the ruthless excessive King, she learns harsh classes of blood and deceit.
Sometimes a warrior turns into a weapon.
Beside her at the trip is model, a tender warrior who hates to kill, a failure in his eyes and hers, yet with one probability at redemption.
And guns are made for one purpose.
Will Thorn endlessly be a pawn within the palms of the robust, or can she carve her personal path?
Praise for Half the World
“An very good page-turner . . . jam-packed with drama and energy.”—New York Daily News
“Another wonderful burst of conflict, magic and political machinations from the consistently trustworthy Joe Abercrombie . . . a thoroughgoing blast, a violent, appealing rabbit gap of craft that's really worth disappearing into.”—Shelf Awareness
“Compelling . . . [Thorn] makes Katniss Everdeen appear like Dorothy Gale.”—Chicago Tribune
“Splendid . . . Abercrombie has a knack for development characters with pathos and wit. . . . The fast moving tale attracts readers alongside whereas constructing what offers to be an explosive ultimate showdown.”—Publishers Weekly
“Clever, interesting and unexpected.”—SFF World
Praise for Joe Abercrombie’s Half a King
“Half a King is my favourite e-book through Joe Abercrombie up to now, and that’s asserting something.”—Patrick Rothfuss
“As in all Abercrombie’s books, neighbors turn into enemies, enemies grow to be buddies; the road among stable and evil is murky certainly; and not anything is going fairly as we think. With eye-popping plot twists and rollicking reliable motion, Half a King is easily a whole adventure.”—Rick Riordan
“Enthralling! An up-all-night read.”—Robin Hobb
“Polished and sharp, possibly his so much technically informed novel but . . . I dare you to learn the 1st bankruptcy and check out to not flip the following page.”—Brent Weeks
“Half a King may be summed up in one notice: masterpiece. It’s a coming-of-age tale. It’s a Viking saga. It’s a revenge story and kinfolk drama and the go back of the prodigal son. yet so much of all, it’s this: a little while along humans as vulnerable and blundering as we're and, in the middle of all of it, as heroic. some distance too brief a time, because it seems. What an excellent book.”—Myke Cole
“Half a King is filled with all of the event I’ve come to count on from Abercrombie and a tenderness I by no means knew he had.”—Sam Sykes
From the Hardcover edition.