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  1. Brian G Turner

    Joe Abercrombie: A Little Hatred coming September 2019

    Joe Abercrombie has posted an update to his blog in which he announces a likely release date for his new trilogy, along with the book titles. According to him, the new trilogy: Joe Abercrombie also says he expects the first book to be published in September 2019, with yearly intervals between...
  2. Brian G Turner

    What a Joe Abercrombie rough draft looks like

    Joe Abercrombie has posted a page from a rough draft of his current WIP on Twitter - good to see even bestselling authors are constantly correcting and rewriting. :) Joe Abercrombie on Twitter
  3. Brian G Turner

    Joe Abercrombie's new First Law world trilogy

    Joe Abercrombie posts an update, and provides more details on the coming new First Law world trilogy: Progress Report August ’16 | Joe Abercrombie
  4. Brian G Turner

    Joe Abercrombie's Blade Itself - 10 year anniversary

    Joe Abercrombie reflects on 10 years as a published author: 10 Years | Joe Abercrombie
  5. Brian G Turner

    Sharp Ends: Stories from the World of the First Law

    Joe Abercrombie has announced that a short story anthology, set in the First Law world, will be published by Gollancz in April 2016: http://www.joeabercrombie.com/2015/08/24/sharp-ends/ The stories are: A Beautiful Bastard: The Union army may be full of bastards, but there’s only one big...
  6. Brian G Turner

    Half a War - Joe Abercrombie

    Anyone read Half a War yet? If so, what did you think? I'm currently holding out for the ebook price to fall, but expect to get it later this year. :)
  7. Brian G Turner

    The Joe Abercrombie Interview

    With the third book in his Shattered Sea trilogy coming out on July 16th, and despite a gruelling schedule this year - that has seen him attend conventions across Europe and the USA, and a whirlwind signing tour of the UK - Joe Abercrombie was able to take time-out to speak to chrons... 1. I...
  8. Brian G Turner

    Half the World - Joe Abercrombie

    Have started this now, and the first chapter is a wonderful example of using a sense of unfairness to make the reader root for a character - very clever. And very important from the start, as we're now following a main protagonist named Thorn - though Father Yarvi is still very much in the...
  9. Brian G Turner

    Joe Abercrombie books reading order

    Here's a guide to the reading order for Joe Abercrombie's books: Firstly, there are currently three distinct set of books: First Law trilogy: The Blade Itself (2006) Before they are Hanged (2007) The Last Argument of Kings (2008) First Law world standalone novels: Best Served Cold (2009) The...
  10. Brian G Turner

    Half a King - discussion

    Have started reading this, and loving Abercrombie's use of language and use of concepts. Truly, it's like reading a master at work. Only criticisms are that the plot mechanics look potentially obvious from the start, and whenever Yarvi speaks, I hear Hiccup from How to Train your Dragon. :)
  11. Brian G Turner

    Half a War cover reveal

    The cover for Joe Abercomrbie's Half a War, sequel to Half a King, is revealed. And what a nice job they've done with it, too:
  12. Nerds_feather

    Half a King Review

    Hey All, I know there are a lot of Joe Abercrombie fans here, so I thought I'd post a review of Half a King written by my co-nerd Jemmy. Suffice to say, he really likes the book. Here's a snippet:
  13. A

    Help (and some concerns) on identifying Joe Abercrombie's writing style

    Hey guys, newbie here. I have questions regarding Abercrombie's writing style. Take this excerpt for example: "She gave her horse the spurs, possibly flicking a few specks of mud over Aliz's white dress, covered the ground in no time and slid her mount into the knot of officers that was the...
  14. Brian G Turner

    Joe Abercrombie interviewed in Locus

    Excerpts posted online for an interview conducted with Joe Abercrombie: Locus Online Perspectives » Joe Abercrombie: Fiction on the Edge
  15. Brian G Turner

    Joe Abercrombie signing events

    Joe Abercrombie has announced a series of events for 2015, not least book signings to promote his new YA novel, Half a King. Some dates in the UK, but also some in the US: Half a King UK Events | Joe Abercrombie Half a King US Events | Joe Abercrombie UK EVENTS: Sunday 29th June 6.30pm –...
  16. Brian G Turner

    Abercrombie justifies writing YA

    Thought this was an interesting argument about the treatment of YA by Abercrombie: He Killed the Younglings! | Joe Abercrombie
  17. Werthead

    The Half a King Trilogy by Joe Abercrombie

    Book 1: Half a King
  18. Brian G Turner

    Half a King: sample chapter

    io9 has published the first chapter from Joe Abercrombie's YA novel, Half a King: An Exclusive First Look at Joe Abercrombie's Next Novel, Half a King You can also see the US cover - though no idea if it will be the same or different in the UK.
  19. biodroid

    First Law trilogy book summary?

    Does anyone know if there are any summaries on the First Law trilogy, specifically the first 2 books. I am reading Last Argument of Kings, and getting confused with one of the sections. I just want a recap so that I know whats happening. Thanks!
  20. Brian G Turner

    Don't buy this "Best Served Cold"!

    So I went to order Abercrombie's Best Served Cold from Amazon. However, upon searching on Amazon, I nearly became confused and bought this title instead! Best Served Cold: The Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Malcolm Walker - CEO of Iceland Foods I think Monza would be a great brand name for...
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