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Half a War

(2015)
(The third book in the Shattered Sea series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
British Fantasy Society Best Novel (nominee)
A classic coming-of-age tale set in a vivid and richly-imagined world from Sunday Times bestselling author Joe Abercrombie. 'Joe Abercrombie is doing some terrific work' GEORGE R.R. MARTIN WORDS ARE WEAPONS Princess Skara has seen all she loved made blood and ashes. She is left with only words. But the right words can be as deadly as any blade. She must conquer her fears and sharpen her wits to a lethal edge if she is to reclaim her birthright. ONLY HALF A WAR IS FOUGHT WITH SWORDS The deep-cunning Father Yarvi has walked a long road from crippled slave to king's minister. He has made allies of old foes and stitched together an uneasy peace. But now the ruthless Grandmother Wexen has raised the greatest army since the elves made war on God, and put Bright Yilling at its head - a man who worships only Death. SOMETIMES ONE MUST FIGHT EVIL WITH EVIL Some - like Thorn Bathu and the sword-bearer Raith - are born to fight, perhaps to die. Others - like Brand the smith and Koll the wood-carver - would rather stand in the light. But when Mother War spreads her iron wings, she may cast the whole Shattered Sea into darkness ...

Genre: Fantasy    Get it on Google Play

Praise for this book

"Joe Abercrombie is doing some terrific work." - George R R Martin


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Used availability for Joe Abercrombie's Half a War

Hardback Editions

July 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: Half a War (Shattered Sea)
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
ISBN: 0-8041-7845-3 / 978-0-8041-7845-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: Half a War (Shattered Sea, Book 3)
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
ISBN: 0-00-755026-X / 978-0-00-755026-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperVoyager
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Paperback Editions

2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Half a War (Shattered Sea, Book 3)
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
ISBN: 0-00-755028-6 / 978-0-00-755028-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperVoyager
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Half a War (Shattered Sea)
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
ISBN: 0-8041-7846-1 / 978-0-8041-7846-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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July 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Half a War (Shattered Sea, Book 3)
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
ISBN: 0-00-756085-0 / 978-0-00-756085-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperVoyager
Availability: Amazon UK   


2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Half a War (Shattered Sea, Book 3)
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
ISBN: 0-00-813832-X / 978-0-00-813832-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperVoyager
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

July 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Half a War
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
Publisher: Recorded Books
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July 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Half a War
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
Publisher: Recorded Books
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July 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Half a War: Shattered Sea, Book 3
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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July 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Half a War: Shattered Sea, Book 3
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

July 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Half a War (Shattered Sea Book 3)
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
Publisher: Del Rey
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


July 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Half a War (Shattered Sea, Book 3)
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
Publisher: HarperVoyager
Availability: Amazon UK