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A Little Hatred (The Age of Madness, #1) From New York Times bestselling author Joe Abercrombie comes the first book in a new blockbuster fantasy trilogy where the age of the machine dawns, but the age of magic refuses to die.The chimneys of industry rise over Adua and the world seethes with new opportunities But old scores run deep as ever.On the blood soaked borders of Angland, Leo dan Brock struggles to win fame on the battlefield, and defeat the marauding armies of Stour Nightfall He hopes for help from the crown But King Jezal s son, the feckless Prince Orso, is a man who specializes in disappointments.Savine dan Glokta socialite, investor, and daughter of the most feared man in the Union plans to claw her way to the top of the slag heap of society by any means necessary But the slums boil over with a rage that all the money in the world cannot control.The age of the machine dawns, but the age of magic refuses to die With the help of the mad hillwoman Isern i Phail, Rikke struggles to control the blessing, or the curse, of the Long Eye Glimpsing the future is one thing, but with the guiding hand of the First of the Magi still pulling the strings, changing it will be quite anotherForfrom Joe Abercrombie, check out The First Law TrilogyThe Blade ItselfBefore They Are HangedLast Argument of KingsBest Served ColdThe HeroesRed CountryThe Shattered Sea TrilogyHalf a KingHalf a WorldHalf a War Best Read [ A Little Hatred (The Age of Madness, #1) ] Author [ Joe Abercrombie ] – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. First, the usual caveats I received an advance copy of this book, free, from the publishers And I consider Joe Abercrombie a friend I do not think that affects my review of this book.Joe Abercrombie continues to do what he does best He sets up a very large chess board, with multiple pieces Often several pieces are in motion at the same time, and as always, the pieces are all the same color It is truly up to the reader to decide which faction they will cheer for, as the characters continue First, the usual caveats I received an advance copy of this book, free, from the publishers And I consider Joe Abercrombie a friend I do not think that affects my review of this book.Joe Abercrombie continues to do what he does best He sets up a very large chess board, with multiple pieces Often several pieces are in motion at the same time, and as always, the pieces are all the same color It is truly up to the reader to decide which faction they will cheer for, as the characters continue to defy the good or bad labels This is a tale of brute force and subtle magic set in a world on the cusp of an industrial revolution Buckle your seat belts for this one.A few things I will tell you up front If you ve never read a...

  2. ARC provided by the publisher Gollancz in exchange for an honest review.Grim, dark, fun, and glorious A Little Hatred is irrefutably worth the wait Let me begin by saying that although this is a new series in the First Law World and you can technically start your journey into this world here, it s quite mandatory to read at least The First Law trilogy in order to fully appreciate the intricacies of this book even better if you ve also read Best Served Cold and The Heroes Reading A Little Hat ARC provided by the publisher Gollancz in exchange for an honest review.Grim, dark, fun, and glorious A Little Hatred is irrefutably worth the wait Let me begin by saying that although this is a new series in the First Law World and you can technically start your journey into this world here, it s quite mandatory to read at least The First Law trilogy in order to fully appreciate the intricacies of this book even better if you ve also read Best Served Cold and The Heroes Reading A Little Hatred without knowledge of the previous books would be a similar experience to reading Pierce Brown s Iron Gold without reading his previous three books or reading Robin Hobb s Tawny Man trilogy without reading Farseer trilogy first Do yourself a favor and make sure you read The First Law trilogy first before you start A Little Hatred, I even binge reread the entire trilogy to make...

  3. SPOILER FREE REVIEWWar It s a fight so big almost no one comes out of it well First of all, this is not fantasy as we know it In fact, this is barely fantasy at all Undoubtedly epic, withthan a hint of magic, this is a high fantasy world with a low fantasy feel It s a sign of the times even the big hitters are pursing influence though finance and banking instead of sorcery The First Law world is, for all intents and purposes, our world As a result, the book reads a bitl SPOILER FREE REVIEWWar It s a fight so big almost no one comes out of it well First of all, this is not fantasy as we know it In fact, this is barely fantasy at all Undoubtedly epic, withthan a hint of magic, this is a high fantasy world with a low fantasy feel It s a sign of the times even the big hitters are pursing influence though finance and banking instead of sorcery The First Law world is, for all intents and purposes, our world As a result, the book reads a bitlike historical fiction A lotlike history If nothing else, the author must have done some serious research into the Industrial and French revolutions to so evocatively and effectively depict this kind of terror, these sorts of turbulent times It s nothing less than a deconstruction ...

  4. Yep, this was as awesome as I d hoped it would be Witty, bloody, and fun Phenomenal characters abound, and it sets the stage for even grander things to come.

  5. Wars may be won by the clever, but battles have to be fought by the brave I m confident in saying this is Joe Abercrombie s best work.

  6. A Little Hatred would be a remarkable book in ANY genre Fantasy fans are beyond fortunate that Joe chose this one.Abercrombie returns to the world of The First Law without missing a beat, displaying the same incredible empathy, evocative prose, and intensely relatable characters, all navigating one of the most intricate and well constructed plot mazes I ve ever had the pleasure to navigate.Seriously This book is so good, it makes me want to give up writing That is the highest compliment I can A Little Hatred would be a remarkable book in ANY genre Fantasy fans are beyond fortunate that Joe chose this one.Abercrombie returns to the world of The First Law without missing a beat, displaying the same incredible empathy, evocative prose, and intensely relatable characters, all navigating one of the mo...

  7. Sometimes you get sent a book written by one of the people whose work you do your best not to rip off I was sent an advanced reader copy by Gollancz Here s what I thought.Zero spoilers.For an author, the problem with reading the books of another author whom you kind of grew up on, is that a you re really worried about whether their work will stand up, like when you try and watch The Princess Bride with someone who has never seen it before and really hope they ll like it, and b if you re wr Sometimes you get sent a book written by one of the people whose work you do your best not to rip off I was sent an advanced reader copy by Gollancz Here s what I thought.Zero spoilers.For an author, the problem with reading the books of another author whom you kind of grew up on, is that a you re really worried about whether their work will stand up, like when you try and watch The Princess Bride with someone who has never seen it before and really hope they ll like it, and b if you re writing anything of your own at the time, you have to be really careful that your characters don t mysteriously start sounding like Abercrombie s As a writer one can t help but absorb what you re taking in You have to be realistic about these things.The strength of Abercrombie s writing has always been in the depth and realisation of the characters Those who ve followed The First Law since its beginnings wil...

  8. 10 10For those who hold Joe Abercrombie s First Law trilogy in the utmost esteem like I do, you will be very pleased to know that this book is the start of a new series set in that same world In fact, some of the main characters in A LITTLE HATRED are the children or other family members of characters from First Law The setting is also a very familiar one, with the action taking place some years after the turbulent events of the first series All of this makes for a wonderful transition and ex 10 10For those who hold Joe Abercrombie s First Law trilogy in the utmost esteem like I do, you will be very pleased to know that this book is the start of a new series set in that same world In fact, some of the main characters in A LITTLE HATRED are the children or other family members of characters from First Law The setting is also a very familiar one, with the action taking place some years after the turbulent events of the first series All of this makes for a wonderful transition and extension of that particular story arc while giving us something very new to chew on.Welcome back to Angland, where much has changed in the past 30 or so years, and yet in ...

  9. Savine dan Glokta Wait, what Is that YES WOW Okay Yeah Wow This is something.

  10. One of my highly expected novels of 2019, The First Law The Next Generation Volume 1, aka A Little Hatred, was even better than expected clearly a first volume so the big picture is still unclear, but lots of things happen and there is a great ending that makes it a complete volume independent of sequels, though of course much is promised.There are 6 main characters, all children of the original first law books most of the original characters still are around at least to start with The 3 le One of my highly expected novels of 2019, The First Law The Next Generation Volume 1, aka A Little Hatred, was even better than expected clearly a first volume so the big picture is still unclear, but lots of things happen and there is a great ending that makes it a complete volume independent of sequels, though of course much is promised.There are 6 main characters, all children of the original first law books most of the original characters still are around at least to start with The 3 leaders to be, the lion, Leo dan Brock, whose mother Finree is currently the acting governor of Angland, the wolf, Stour Nightfall, son of Black Calder and nephew and heir of Scale Ironhand king of the North, who has decided that time has come to take back the protectorate still led b...

  11. Welcome back to The Union, some twenty years later Welcome to the industrial revolution, to a new world of belching smokestacks and Dickensian deprivation, of child labour and urchin chimney sweeps, cotton lung and the workhouse Welcome to the dark Satanic mills of progress I ve always been impressed by Abercrombie s ability to switch from laugh out loud hilarity to utter horror and back again in the space of a few pages, but in this book it s stronger than ever Never knowing which you re go Welcome back to The Union, some twenty years later Welcome to the industrial revolution, to a new world of belching smokestacks and Dickensian deprivation, of child labour and urchin chimney sweeps, cotton lung and the workhouse Welcome to the dark Satanic mills of progress I ve always been impressed by Abercrombie s ability to switch from laugh out loud hilarity to utter horror and back again in the space of a few pages, but in this book it s stronger than ever Never knowing which you re going to get next makes for an emotional rollercoaster ride that I can only liken to channel flipping between Blackadder III and something by the Marquis de Sade.For me, Abercrombie s real strength has always been in his characters, and again here he doesn t disappoint Twenty andyears have passed since the last books, and although old friends like Glokta...