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Abercrombie, Joe

Overview
Works: 62 works in 256 publications in 9 languages and 8,875 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction, English  Fantasy fiction  War stories, English  Adventure stories, English  Short stories  Young adult works  War stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6101.B49, 823.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joe Abercrombie
The blade itself by Joe Abercrombie( Book )
22 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Infamous Logen Ninefingers has finally run out of luck. Caught in one feud too many, he's on the verge of becoming a dead barbarian. He is caught in murderous conspiracies and old scores, along with Captain Jezal dan Luthar, Inquisitor Glokta and the wizard Bayaz, who all must try to survive the coming war
Before they are hanged by Joe Abercrombie( Book )
27 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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."
Best served cold by Joe Abercrombie( Book )
23 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Duke Orso imagines that he can become king by ending the civil wars that have devastated Styria, but he errs by trying to kill his overly popular general, mercenary Monza Murcatto. Recovering from her massive injuries and mourning her murdered brother, Monza vows vengeance on Orso and half a dozen of his accomplices
Last argument of kings by Joe Abercrombie( Book )
20 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The King of the Union lies on his deathbed, the peasants revolt, and the nobles scramble to steal his crown. No one believes that the shadow of war is about to fall across the heart of the Union. Only the First of the Magi can save the world, but there are risks
The heroes by Joe Abercrombie( Book )
22 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Over three bloody days of battle, the fate of the North will be decided. But with both sides riddled by intrigues, follies, feuds and petty jealousies, it is unlikely to be the noblest hearts, or even the strongest arms that prevail. Three men. One battle. No heroes
Red country by Joe Abercrombie( Book )
18 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wanneer twee kinderen zijn verkocht een een drakenvolk dat over veel goud beschikt, gaan hun zuster en stiefvader achter de ontvoerders aan
Half a king by Joe Abercrombie( Book )
13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Heir to the throne Yarvi, prompted by the murder of his father, embarks on a kingdom-transforming journey to regain the throne, even though having only one good hand means he cannot wield a weapon
Half a king by Joe Abercrombie( Recording )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Heir to the throne Yarvi, prompted by the murder of his father, embarks on a kingdom-transforming journey to regain the throne, even though having only one good hand means he cannot wield a weapon
The heroes by Joe Abercrombie( Recording )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Over three bloody days of battle, the fate of the North will be decided. But with both sides riddled by intrigues, follies, feuds and petty jealousies, it is unlikely to be the noblest hearts, or even the strongest arms that prevail. Three men. One battle. No heroes
The best science fiction & fantasy of the year ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The best, most original and brightest science fiction and fantasy stories from around the globe from the past twelve months are brought together in one collection by multiple award winning editor Jonathan Strahan. This highly popular series now reaches volume eight and will include stories from both the biggest names in the field and the most exciting new talents. Previous volumes have included stories from Neil Gaiman, Stephen King, Cory Doctorow, Stephen Baxter, Elizabeth Bear, Joe Abercrombie, Paolo Bacigalupi, Holly Black, Garth Nix, Jeffrey Ford, Margo Lanagan, Bruce Sterling, Adam Robets, Ellen Klages, and many many more. With this volume the series comes to a new home at Solaris, publishers of Jonathan Strahan's award-winning original Infinities SF anthologies and the and Fearsome fantasy anthologies
Best served cold by Joe Abercrombie( Recording )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Styria has seen nineteen years of blood. For Monza Murcatto, the most famous mercenary in Duke Orso's employ, war is a damn good way of making money. Her victories have made her popular--a shade too popular for her employer's taste. Betrayed, thrown down a mountain, and left for dead, Murcatto's reward is a broken body and a burning hunger for vengeance. Whatever the cost, seven men must die
Red country by Joe Abercrombie( Recording )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With her cowardly step father for company, Shy South journeys into the lawless Far Country, reckoning with the Ghosts and being forced into an alliance with the infamous soldier of fortune Nicomo Cosca, with one purpose in mind: to get her family back
Effective newswriting ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses what you need to know to be a responsible reporter and how to write both news and feature stories
Rogues : original stories by ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A thrilling collection of twenty-one original stories by an all-star list of contributors--including a new A Game of Thrones story by George R. R. Martin! The latest story collection from #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin and award-winning editor Gardner Dozois is filled with subtle shades of gray. Twenty-one all-original stories, by an all-star list of contributors, will delight and astonish you in equal measure with their cunning twists and dazzling reversals. And George R. R. Martin himself offers a brand-new A Game of Thrones tale chronicling one of the biggest rogues in the entire Ice and Fire saga. Follow along with the likes of Gillian Flynn, Joe Abercrombie, Neil Gaiman, Patrick Rothfuss, Scott Lynch, Cherie Priest, Garth Nix, and Connie Willis as well as other masters of literary sleight-of-hand in this rogues' gallery of stories that will plunder your heart--and yet leave you all the richer for it. Featuring all-new stories by Joe Abercrombie Daniel Abraham David W. Ball Paul Cornell Bradley Denton Phyllis Eisenstein Gillian Flynn Neil Gaiman Matthew Hughes Joe R. Lansdale Scott Lynch Garth Nix Cherie Priest Patrick Rothfuss Steven Saylor Michael Swanwick Lisa Tuttle Carrie Vaughn Walter Jon Williams Connie Willis And an Introduction by George R. R. Martin!"--
Understanding the weather ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the many factors that create the weather systems we experience every day
Half the world by Joe Abercrombie( Book )
4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set in the same world as Half a King, Half a World follows a new protagonist, Thorn, a fifteen-year-old girl in training for the king's army. But even as she's learning the ways of war, she's also growing up...and falling in love for the first time"--
Sports, drugs, and you ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the effects of social/recreational, performance-enhancing and therapeutic drugs on athletes' health and performance
Inhalant abuse ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the dangerous or deadly consequences of using inhalants, physical signs of inhalant abuse and strategies for staying drug free
Kriegsklingen : Roman by Joe Abercrombie( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" Dies ist die atemberaubende Geschichte von Logen, dem Barbarenkrieger, der eigentlich nur seine Ruhe haben will - wenn er nicht ständig um sein Leben kämpfen müsste. Und die Geschichte von Grossinquisitor Glokta, der eigentlich durch nichts zu erschüttern ist - bis er auf eine lebende Legende trifft, die in seiner Stadt eine magische Intrige spinnt, und die das ganze Reich zu erschüttern droht ... Der junge britische Autor Joe Abercrombie gibt der Helden-Fantasy im Stil von Stan Nicholls und James Barclay ein neues Gesicht: Zwiespältige Charaktere, spannende Abenteuer und eine gute Portion Humor machen sein Romandebüt " "Kriegsklingen" " zu einem aussergewöhnlichen Fantasy-Erlebnis. Mit Bonusmaterial! "
Marijuana gateway drug ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the physical, psychological and social dangers of marijuana usage and how it can lead to abuse of other drugs
 
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Alternative Names
Abercrombie, Joe
Languages
English (142)
Spanish (14)
Dutch (9)
German (7)
French (6)
Polish (5)
Czech (3)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
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