Profile of Joe Abercrombie

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Joe Abercrombie was born in Lancaster, England on the last day of 1974.  He studied Psychology at Manchester University, and for the last ten years he has worked in London as a freelance film editor, cutting documentaries and concerts for bands from Coldplay to Iron Maiden.  He lives with his wife Lou and his daughter Grace.

In his spare time he writes edgy yet humorous fantasy novels.

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The First Law Trilogy

The Blade Itself (May 2006)
Before They Are Hanged (March 2007)
The Last Argument of Kings (forthcoming in March 2008)

Best Served Cold (forthcoming in 2009)