Age of Madness 02: The Trouble With Peace

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Savine dan Glokta, once Adua’s most powerful investor, finds her judgement, fortune and reputation in tatters. But she still has all her ambitions, and no scruple will be permitted to stand in her way. For heroes like Leo dan Brock and Stour Nightfall, only happy with swords drawn, peace is an ordeal to end as soon as possible. But grievances must be nursed, power seized and allies gathered first, while Rikke must master the power of the Long Eye – before it kills her. Unrest worms into every layer of society. The Breakers still lurk in the shadows, plotting to free the common man from his shackles, while noblemen bicker for their own advantage. Orso struggles to find a safe path through the maze of knives that is politics, only for his enemies, and his debts, to multiply.

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CONSPIRACY. BETRAYAL. REBELLION.
PEACE IS JUST ANOTHER KIND OF BATTLEFIELD . . .

 



‘Nimble, brutal and hilarious’
Daily Mail

‘Will leave fans begging for more’ Starburst

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Unrest worms into every layer of society.

The Breakers lurk in the shadows, plotting to free the common man from his shackles, while yesterday’s heroes nurse grievances and noblemen bicker for their own advantage.

The King of the Union struggles to find a safe path through the maze of knives that is politics, only to see his enemies, and his debts, multiply.

The old ways are being swept aside, but those who would seize the reins of power will find no alliance, no friendship, and no peace, lasts forever.

Second in the AGE OF MADNESS trilogy, THE TROUBLE WITH PEACE is the next instalment of a series which is revolutionising fantasy . . .

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‘A breakneck- speed fantasy book that brings in all the elements of a political thriller, action romp and reflective memoir. Job well done’ The Sun

‘Joe Abercrombie is a master of the genre’ Lev Grossman

‘It’s smart. It’s witty. This is an absolutely top-notch work of fantasy’ Sci-Fi and Fantasy Reviews

The Trouble with Peace mauls expectations to serve up a sublime sequel that’s even better than it’s showstopper of a predecessor’ Novel Notions

‘Effortlessly brilliant’ The Bookbeard’s Blog

‘I had insanely high expectations for the sequel. But The Trouble with Peace met pretty much all of them’ The Fantasy Inn

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Weight 380 g
Dimensions 19.8 × 13.2 × 3.8 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

552

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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