The Blinding Knife Hardcover – Sep 11 2012
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"Brent Weeks is so good it's starting to tick me off."―Peter V. Brett, New York Times bestselling author of The Desert Spear
"The Blinding Knife by Brent Weeks was even better than The Black Prism (and that's saying something!)"―B&N.com
"One of the best epic fantasies I've ever read."―Staffer's Book Review on The Blinding Knife
"The Blinding Knife is a wonderful work of high fantasy with engaging characters facing the perfect antagonists, set in a creatively-wrought and increasingly chaotic world brimful of imaginative magic and interesting politics. Weeks holds fast to the traditions of his genre while adding a compelling new flavor."―The Ranting Dragon
"One of the best Fantasy books of 2012."―A Dribble of Ink on The Blinding Knife
"...A solid, entertaining yarn."―The Onion A.V. Club on The Black Prism
"Weeks has written an epic fantasy unlike any of its contemporaries. It is a truly visionary and original work, and has set the bar high for others in its subgenre."―graspingforthewind.com
"Weeks manages to ring new tunes on...old bells, letting a deep background slowly reveal its secrets and presenting his characters in a realistically flawed and human way."―Publishers Weekly on The Black Prism
About the Author
Brent Weeks was born and raised in Montana. He wrote on bar napkins and lesson plans before landing his dream job years and thousands of pages later. Brent lives in Oregon with his wife, Kristi, and their daughters. Find out more about the author at www.brentweeks.com or on twitter @brentweeks.
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Top Customer Reviews
If you read The Black Prism, definitely give this a read. If you haven't, then what are you waiting for!?
I could barely put this book down. The plot is as fast-paced as ever, with sharp twists and turns and significant character growth (as well as the unveiling of many secrets). We see our favourite characters from The Black prism, meet many new ones and learn more about the politics and social structure of the world that Brent has built.
I cannot wait for the third installment! I love how nothing is straightforward, or simple, to Brent Weeks. Brent writes complex characters and conflicts, where you can see logic in both sides. Like The Night Angel Trilogy, a common theme for me was that nothing is purely evil or purely good. Indeed... Brent's writing is a multi-faceted Prism.
I like the board game Knight King that Kip played with his cruel grandfather; the calculations adds up; the sports, the training and challenges to be qualified as Blackguard.
Week uses advanced techniques of storytelling: captivates my interest, creates suspense, and uniqueness. Most of all I like the vivid descriptions of the Prism's emotional experience in the love making with his lover versus with his wife, is appropriate, real life and truly well written. The story touches our mind and soul.
Absolutely would recommend this book, Five Stars.
Also check out the Night Angle Trilogy if you like the Lightbringer series!
Most recent customer reviews
This was a well written contribution to this enjoyable series. Imaginative and flows well. Looking forward to the his other works.Published on May 18 2014 by Laura Passenger
One of the best books i've come across in a very long time. A seriously great series is in the making.Published on Sept. 28 2013 by Marc Beaulieu
I am just in love with this author. Everything he writes is gold. Love love loved it! Keep them coming!Published on June 11 2013 by Rory Gurr