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The Resource Before they are hanged, Joe Abercrombie

Before they are hanged, Joe Abercrombie

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Before they are hanged
Title
Before they are hanged
Statement of responsibility
Joe Abercrombie
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Superior Glokta has a problem. How can he defend a city surrounded by enemies and riddled with traitors, when his allies can by no means be trusted? Ancient secrets will be uncovered and bitter enemies will be forgiven--but not before they are hanged--in this sequel to "The Blade Itself."
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Inquisitor Glokta, a crippled and increasingly bitter relic of the last war, former fencing champion turned torturer extraordinaire, is trapped in a twisted and broken body - not that he allows it to distract him from his daily routine of torturing smugglers. Nobleman, dashing officer and would-be fencing champion Captain Jezal dan Luthar is living a life of ease by cheating his friends at cards. Vain, shallow, selfish and self-obsessed, the biggest blot on his horizon is having to get out of bed in the morning to train with obsessive and boring old men. And Logen Ninefingers, an infamous warrior with a bloody past, is about to wake up in a hole in the snow with plans to settle a blood feud with Bethod, the new King of the Northmen, once and for all - ideally by running away from it. But as he's discovering, old habits die really, really hard indeed... especially when Bayaz gets involved. A bald old man with a terrible temper and a pathetic assistant, he could be the First of the Magi, he could be a spectacular fraud, but whatever he is, he's about to make the lives of Glotka, Jezal and Logen a whole lot more difficult.
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Storyline
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259773
Cataloging source
DLC
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Abercrombie, Joe
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
First law
Series volume
bk. 2
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  • Kings and rulers
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Fantasy fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Before they are hanged, Joe Abercrombie
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Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Gollancz, 2007
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn179808127
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
543 pages
Isbn
9781591026419
Isbn Type
(Paperback)
Lccn
2007051694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)179808127
Label
Before they are hanged, Joe Abercrombie
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Gollancz, 2007
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn179808127
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
543 pages
Isbn
9781591026419
Isbn Type
(Paperback)
Lccn
2007051694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)179808127

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