A classic coming-of-age tale set in a vivid and richly-imagined
world from Sunday Times bestselling author Joe Abercrombie.
'Grabbed me from page one and refused to let go' GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
Betrayed by his family and left for dead, Prince Yarvi, reluctant
heir to a divided kingdom, has vowed to reclaim a throne he never
wanted. But first he must survive cruelty, chains and the bitter
waters of the Shattered Sea itself - all with only one good hand.
Born a weakling in the eyes of a hard, cold world, he cannot grip a
shield or swing an axe, so has sharpened his mind to a deadly edge.
Gathering a strange fellowship of the outcast, he finds they can
help him more than any noble could. Even so, Yarvi's path may end
as it began - in twists, traps and tragedy ...