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The Exiled Blade (The Assassini Trilogy book 3) by Jon Courtenay Grimwood (book review).

January 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Exiled Blade (The Assassini Trilogy book 3) by Jon Courtenay Grimwood (book review).

One, twice, three times a vampire…or not a vampire? ‘The Exiled Blade’ is the final book in ‘The Assassini Trilogy’, an alt-history/fantasy/intrigue series centred on Venice and on the mysterious Tycho, a supernaturally super-powered assassin of mysterious origin… not least to himself. Over the course of the previous two books, ‘The Fallen Blade’ and ‘The […]

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The Outcast Blade (The Assassini book 2) by Jon Courtenay Grimwood (book review).

February 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Outcast Blade (The Assassini book 2) by Jon Courtenay Grimwood (book review).

‘The Outcast Blade’ is the second ‘act’ of ‘The Assassini’, an alt-historic fantasy focusing on the political and romantic intrigues of fifteenth-century Venice; it follows on from ‘The Fallen Blade’, which I didn’t really enjoy and is considerably more assured than its predecessor. The Venice of the time was Europe’s richest city, grown fat on […]

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