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Easily one of the best books I’ve ever read

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-11-2020

I normally like high/ epic fantasy authors Eg: Joe Abercrombie, GRRM, Peter V Brett, Brandon Sanderson. I have to say though, Pierce Brown has just blasted opened the doors of love for me Sci Fi. His work is truely magnificent and It has quite simply been the fastest listen I’ve ever done of a series. Thank you Pierce Brown for your amazing work and I can’t wait for the next book!!

Slow to start but then moves like a freight train

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Reviewed: 11-08-2020

This book was really good. Not traditionally what I’m in to. Epic fantasy is normally my preference but this is the exception to the rule. It takes about 4-5 hours to get started but then it’s really great, the voice acting was also good once you get used to the accent. It’s cliche in parts but all good books are.

Amazing as always

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Reviewed: 03-12-2019

Joe Abercrombie together with Steven Pacey is second to none. They have a perfect symbiotic relationship that make for an amazing listen. I’ve listened to every book previous to this and about to start the next 3 in the half series.

Great for a younger audience

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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-06-2019

Not a bad book by any stretch but not amazing either. Drizzt is a very a very likeable protagonist but these books are really designed for a younger audience, early teens I would say.

Brandon Sanderson is King of Fantasy.

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Reviewed: 02-08-2018

I used to love RE Feist, then David Gemmell even more. The George RR, Joe Abercrombie. But Brandon is by far my favourite. His imagination and characters are second to none. This series is his magnum opus imo. Do yourself a favour and listen to the stormlight archive ASAP!

Brandon Sanderson is my new favourite Author

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Reviewed: 29-06-2018

I’ve read, listened to, and now watched so many fantasy stories over the years. I think this is my favourite. I love the classics LOTOR, and RE Feist, but also newer stuff by Rothfuss and Abercrombie. Brandon Sanderson trumps them all with this new epic. Never have I seen a story so long but with such a fast pace, I mostly listen to books when travelling but this one I was using any excuse to listen to it. Absolutely amazing!

I used to love Feist!

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2 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 12-12-2017

This book is ok. I hate it how Feist constantly uses relatives with the same names, like has his imagination reached it's capacity? After reading other authors like RR Martin, Joe Abercrombie, Brandon Sanderson it has made me realise he's a pretty average writer compared to the heavy hitters in modern fantasy. This book was barely worth a listen to be honest. I bet Pug will save the day again... oh what a surprise.

Amazing listen

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Reviewed: 20-09-2017

If you love Abercrombie you will love Lynch, great charters with great depth! The voice actor was top notch too! Can't wait for my next credit I had to buy the next book in the series.

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Stephen King isn't a great voice actor

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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-05-2017

The story was great but, King's voice act leaves a bit to be desired, it also breaks from the continuity from the previous voice actor. The story itself however was great!

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Quite simply, the best audiobook I've listened to.

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Reviewed: 10-05-2016

Even better than the first book, I've read many books over my time but this is one of my favourites. Joe Abercrombie is a talented author and I find him to have his very own unique style which I appreciate. I often find myself finding similarities between authors, but Abercrombie stands on his own pedestal. The characters have developed amazingly well in the second book as well as the story and the pace makes you not want to put it down. Quite simply this is a masterpiece imo and this is the first time I've written a book review. I just had to!

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