Tag Archives: The First Law

Before They Are Hanged

I’m not sure why, but I found myself much less dazzled by this, the follow up to Joe Abercrombie’s The Blade Itself, than I was by its predecessor.  I think it basically boils down to it being a second novel.  … Continue reading

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The Blade Itself

…incites to violence. Or so says Homer, and Joe Abercombie seems to think he might be on to something.  The Blade Itself is Abercombie’s first novel, and the first volume in a series of three (The First Law Trilogy). When … Continue reading

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