Tag Archives: coming-of-age

Review: Half a King by Joe Abercrombie

Joe Abercrombie «««« Del Rey Books, 2014. Joe Abercrombie has made his name wading in the blood, gore, sex and moral ambiguity of the grimdark movement in fantasy. So much that his nickname is “Lord Grimdark.” So what is he … Continue reading

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Review: The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

Katherine Addison ★★ Tor, 2014. Dark fantasy author Sarah Monette, writing under the pseudonym of Katherine Addison, crafted this tale about the young, half-goblin son of an elven emperor who surprisingly ascended his father’s throne after an “accident” kills his … Continue reading

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