Half a World

by Joe Abercrombie

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Half a World Synopsis

'Grabbed me and refused to let go' George R.R. Martin SOMETIMES A GIRL IS TOUCHED BY MOTHER WAR Thorn is such a girl. Desperate to avenge her dead father, she lives to fight. But she has been named murderer by the very man who trained her to kill. SOMETIMES A WOMAN BECOMES A WARRIOR Fate traps her in the schemes - and on the ship - of the deep-cunning minister Father Yarvi. Crossing half the world to find allies against the ruthless High King, she learns harsh lessons of blood and deceit. SOMETIMES A WARRIOR BECOMES A WEAPON Beside her on her gruelling journey is Brand, a young warrior who hates to kill. A failure in his eyes and hers, he has one chance at redemption. AND WEAPONS ARE MADE FOR ONE PURPOSE Will Thorn forever be a tool in the hands of the powerful or can she carve her own path? Is there a place beyond legend for a woman with a blade?

Half a World Press Reviews

'Grips like a bear hug, warms like a bear skin'
Daily Mail

'My favorite Abercrombie book yet'
Patrick Rothfuss

'Enthralling. An up-all-night read'
Robin Hobb

'Joe Abercrombie is doing some terrific work'
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN

 

'Abercrombie writes fantasy like no one else'
Guardian

'Another great tale from a master'
Sun

'Joe Abercrombie is fast becoming my favourite writer.'
DEREK LANDY

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ISBN: 9780007550234
Publication date: 12/02/2015
Publisher: HarperVoyager an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007550234
Publication date: 12th February 2015
Author: Joe Abercrombie
Publisher: HarperVoyager an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Hardback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Fantasy,
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About Joe Abercrombie

Joe Abercrombie was born in Lancaster on the last day of 1974, the son of an English teacher and a sociologist. He spent much of his youth in imaginary worlds, and left school with a good idea of how to make stuff up. He moved to the big city, learned to brew tea, and ended up as a TV editor, working on documentaries, events and concerts for bands from Iron Maiden to Coldplay. But in the darkness of the night he was still making stuff up, and his first book, The Blade Itself, was published in 2006. He now lives in Bath ...

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