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Half A King (Shattered Sea book # 1) by Joe Abercrombie (book review).

August 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
Half A King (Shattered Sea book # 1) by Joe Abercrombie (book review).

I was pretty sure I’d like ‘Half A King’. My only concern was that it might be bloated in the way of epic fantasy, presenting me with a lot of words that may or may not add up to a considerable story. Not that I suspected Joe Abercrombie might deliver anything like that, but I only have one brilliant example of his work to draw from. I named ‘Best Served Cold’ my favourite book of 2013, so I suppose I didn’t want to be disappointed and I wasn’t. ‘Half A King’ in fact presents a delightful economy of words. There is a lot of story packed into compact yet nuanced […]

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