Some say that to change the world you must first burn it down. Now that belief will be tested in the crucible of revolution: the Breakers and Burners have seized the levers of power, the smoke of riots has replaced the smog of industry, and all must submit to the wisdom of crowds.
The Gollancz Festival goes virtual with [email protected]
The free event will be a chance to hear from Ben Aaronovitch, Joanne Harris, Joe Abercrombie, Brandon Sanderson, Garth Nix, Nalini Singh, M. John Harrison, and Gollancz’s 2021 debut authors.
Exclusive: An extract from Joe Abercrombie’s Sharp Ends
Sharp Ends was introduction to the World of the First Law. There’s ‘grimdark’ fantasy done well (and often) in this series of short stories. For me, as a newcomer, it was a chance to meet interesting people and match as many of them die. It was a chance to meet interesting people and wonder, when […]
Grimdark done well: A review of Sharp Ends
Sharp Ends is a collection of short stories and is my introduction to Joe Abercrombie’s World of the First Law. I’m not sure how to tackle Sharp Ends. Let’s begin with the important stuff; I really enjoyed it. In Sharp Ends the characters feel real and are interesting. Bad things happen to good people. I’m […]