“Being the Dark Lord and Prince of Evil is not as much fun as it sounds, particularly if you re basically a decent person. King Mordak is more goblin than person, but the point is that he’s really keen to be a lot less despicable than his predecessors. Not the that othe goblins appreciate Mordak’s attempts to redefine the role. Why should they when new healthcare program seems designed to actually extend the life expectancy, and his efforts to end a perfectly reasonable war
A Little Hatred (The Age of Madness #1) by Joe Abercrombie is set in the same world as his magnificent First Law series and boy is it a treat to be back. “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,
There’s moment in the original Willy Wonka film where Gene Wilder goes off on a rant and Mr Salt declares ‘he’s at it again’. That’s what it’s like picking up one of Stephen King’s books. The only thing you know for sure is that you have no idea what might be coming. The Institute begins with a retired police officer, Tim, giving up his seat on an airplane on an overbooked flight. It’s a seemingly unimportant decision but one leads to another and to another and to a small t
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