Shattered Sea
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Abridged/Unabridged
(4.3 based on 106 ratings)
  • 1
    Half a King: Shattered Sea, Book 1 | Joe Abercrombie

    Half a King: Shattered Sea, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Joe Abercrombie
    • Narrated By Ben Elliot
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (39)
    Performance
    (38)
    Story
    (38)

    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.

    Just Not Abercrombie

    I couldn't finish this book. Got close, but couldn't quite limp across the finish line, it was just that hard going. Let me setup this review by first..Show More »

    Reviewed on 13 July 2015 by Graeme (Newcastle)
  • 2
    Half the World: Shattered Sea, Book 2 | Joe Abercrombie

    Half the World: Shattered Sea, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Joe Abercrombie
    • Narrated By Ben Elliot
    Overall
    (37)
    Performance
    (36)
    Story
    (36)

    Sometimes a girl is touched by mother war. Thorn is such a girl. Desperate to avenge her dead father, she lives to fight. But she has been named murderer by the very man who trained her to kill. Sometimes a woman becomes a warrior Fate traps her in the schemes - and on the ship - of the deep-cunning minister Father Yarvi. Crossing half the world to find allies against the ruthless High King, she learns harsh lessons of blood and deceit.

    Joe, you lost the plot

    Without Steven Pacey, a lacklustre plot and no character depth. Who ever you are listening to, they are steering you wrong Joe. I won't be wasting my..Show More »

    Reviewed on 18 February 2015 by Baron ()
  • 3
    Half a War: Shattered Sea, Book 3 | Joe Abercrombie

    Half a War: Shattered Sea, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Joe Abercrombie
    • Narrated By Ben Elliot
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (29)
    Performance
    (25)
    Story
    (25)

    A classic coming-of-age tale set in a vivid and richly imagined world from Sunday Times best-selling author Joe Abercrombie. Words are weapons. Princess Skara has seen all she loved made blood and ashes. She is left with only words. But the right words can be as deadly as any blade. She must conquer her fears and sharpen her wits to a lethal edge if she is to reclaim her birthright.

    Better by half!

    A very satisfying end to another excellent series by Joe Abercrombie.

    While this trilogy lacks some of the wry humour of previous books, it ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 19 August 2015 by Chris ()