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Half the World by Joe Abercrombie

Half the World

Part of the Shattered Sea Series
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Sometimes a girl is touched by Mother War...Thorn lives to fight. But she has been named murderer by the very man who trained her to kill. Must Thorn be a tool in other hands or can she carve her own path? Is there a place beyond legend for a woman with a blade?

If you like Joe Abercrombie you might also like to read books by Richard Morgan, David Gemmell and Bernard Cornwell.


Half the World by Joe Abercrombie

SOMETIMES A GIRL BECOMES A WARRIOR Fate traps her in the schemes of Father Yarvi, sending her across half the world to seek allies against the ruthless High King. SOMETIMES A WARRIOR BECOMES A WEAPON Beside her 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


'Grabbed me and refused to let go' George R.R. Martin

'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

'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

About the Author

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 with his wife Lou and their three children Grace, Eve and Teddy and makes stuff up full-time.

Author photo © Lou Abercrombie

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Publication date

18th June 2015


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HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers


512 pages


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