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Sharp Ends

(2016)
(A book in the First Law World series)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Sharp Ends is the ultimate collection of award-winning tales and exclusive new short stories from the master of grimdark fantasy, Joe Abercrombie.

Violence explodes, treachery abounds, and the words are as deadly as the weapons in this rogue's gallery of sideshows, backstories, and sharp endings from the world of the First Law.

The Union army may be full of bastards, but there's only one who thinks he can save the day single-handed when the Gurkish come calling: the incomparable Colonel Sand dan Glokta.

Curnden Craw and his dozen are out to recover a mysterious item from beyond the Crinna. Only one small problem: No one seems to know what the item is.

Shevedieh, the self-styled best thief in Styria, lurches from disaster to catastrophe alongside her best friend and greatest enemy, Javre, Lioness of Hoskopp.

And after years of bloodshed, idealistic chieftain Bethod is desperate to bring peace to the North. There's only one obstacle left - his own lunatic champion, the most feared man in the North: the Bloody-Nine....

For more from Joe Abercrombie, check out:

The First Law Trilogy

The Blade Itself

Before They Are Hanged

Last Argument of Kings

Standalone Novels in the First Law World

Best Served Cold

The Heroes

Red Country

Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"Joe Abercrombie is terrific." - George R R Martin


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Hardback Editions

April 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: Sharp Ends: Stories from the World of the First Law
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
ISBN: 0-316-39081-X / 978-0-316-39081-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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April 2016 : UK Hardback
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Title: Sharp Ends: Stories from the World of The First Law
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
ISBN: 0-575-10467-8 / 978-0-575-10467-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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Paperback Editions

March 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Sharp Ends: Stories from the World of the First Law
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
ISBN: 0-316-39082-8 / 978-0-316-39082-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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February 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Sharp Ends: Stories from the World of The First Law (First Law Stories Collection)
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
ISBN: 0-575-10469-4 / 978-0-575-10469-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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June 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Sharp Ends: Stories from the World of the First Law
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
ISBN: 1-5336-3602-8 / 978-1-5336-3602-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
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April 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Sharp Ends: Stories from the World of The First Law
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
ISBN: 0-575-10468-6 / 978-0-575-10468-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


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April 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Sharp Ends
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
ISBN: 1-4789-3951-6 / 978-1-4789-3951-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette Audio and Blackstone Audio
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April 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Sharp Ends: Stories from the World of The First Law
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
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April 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Sharp Ends: Stories from the World of the First Law
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Availability: Amazon   


April 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Sharp Ends: Stories from the World of The First Law
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
Availability: Amazon AU   


April 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Sharp Ends: Stories from the World of the First Law
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


April 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Sharp Ends: Stories from the World of the First Law
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

April 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Sharp Ends: Stories from the World of the First Law
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
Publisher: Orbit
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


April 2016 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Sharp Ends: Stories from the World of The First Law (First Law Stories Collection)
Author(s): Joe Abercrombie
Publisher: Gollancz
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU