Half a King is on the shortlist for this year’s Gemmell Awards. It has been a few years since I read Abercrombie. (I’m still holding out for a British edition of Red Country.) I’d forgotten just how good a writer he is. It’s easy to see why this book is on the shortlist.
Half a King isn’t as dark as some of Abercrombie’s other books. Still, it’s not all sunshine at light. The book was written by the man whose Twitter handle is LordGrimDark, after all. Continue reading