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Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman
The Histories (Oxford World's Classics)
Tacitus;W. H. Fyfe, D.S. Levene, Tacitus
Abraham's Other Son: Islam Among Judaism & Christianity (Question and Answer Format)
Philip G. Samaan
Leaves of Grass: First and "Death-Bed" Editions (Barnes & Noble Classics)
Karen Karbiener, Walt Whitman
Progress: 284/960 pages

Reading progress update: I've read 40 out of 832 pages.

Rogues -

Tough Times All Over by Joe Abercrombie

 

Sipani is a place of mazelike streets full of foolish nobles and streetwise commoners, amongst the latter are numerous thieves getting their hands on a mystery item that everyone wants but can’t seem to keep their hands on.  Abercrombie uses the collections’ title to full advantage as the story shift from one different rogue to another throughout whenever they have a mysterious package in their possession.  The large cast of characters range in age, gender, race, and use of magic if any with action from beginning to end and exposition mixed in results in an great opening story to the collection as a whole.

 

4 1/2 STARS