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Prince Yarvi has vowed to regain a throne he never wanted. But first he must survive cruelty, chains and the bitter waters of the Shattered Sea itself. And he must do it all with only one good hand.
Born a weakling in the eyes of his father, Yarvi is alone in a world where a strong arm and a cold heart rule. He cannot grip a shield or swing an axe, so he must sharpen his mind to a deadly edge.
Gathering a strange fellowship of the outcast and the lost, he finds they can do more to help him become the man he needs to be than any court of nobles could.
But even with loyal friends at his side, Yarvi's path may end as it began - in twists, and traps and tragedy…
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"Abercrombie writes fantasy like no one else" ( Guardian)
"This is my favourite Abercrombie book yet" ( Patrick Rothfuss)
"Joe Abercrombie is fast becoming my favourite writer. Half a King is a remarkable achievement - thrilling, enthralling, and relentless. The action is frenetic, the characters are as sharp as the blades they wield, and the humour is biting. It's sure to garner him a whole new legion of fans" ( Derek Landy)
"Enthralling. An up-all-night read" ( Robin Hobb)
" Half a King can be summed up in a single word: Masterpiece" ( Myke Cole)
"With eye-popping plot twists and rollicking good action, Half a King is definitely a full adventure" ( Rick Riodan)
Von Carsten Führmann Am hilfreichsten 03.12.2014
Thrilling from start to finish
This book is short, fast-paced and full of interesting plot-twists. There are several interesting characters, and they are fleshed out as good as the space allows. Considering the brevity of the book, a lot of great plot happens. The fictitious world is not described in as much detail as in longer fantasy books by Abercrombie or others, but that does not matter for the plot. The prose is beautiful and intense. The book feels less, how shall I put this, dirty or sarcastic than Abercrombie's previous offerings. Probably because it is classified as young adult fiction. And it seems to be set in a different world. But I enjoyed it just as much.
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Von Vicomte de Verdi Am hilfreichsten 01.05.2018
Vorsicht: Unangenehme Sprecherstimme
An seine fulminante Klingen-Romane reicht die Königs-Trilogie nicht ansatzweise heran; die Reihe ist eher für Kinder gedacht - sowohl sprachlich als auch was Tiefgang angeht. Mit Elliots piepsiger, krächzender Stimme ist es leider auch nicht möglich, das Hörbuch zum Entspannen zu hören.