Saturday, February 23, 2013

Sharps by KJ Parker - magic free fantasy

Sharps by K. J. Parker is an fun adventure tale that focuses on political intrigue set in an intricately designed feudal world. A fencing team is sent on a diplomatic mission under the guise of a series exhibition matches. A series of misadventures eventually culminates in the exposure of and thwarting of various plots. A splash of wry humour rounds out a well-written action-adventure story.

If you enjoyed The Folding Knife by Parker, but found it a bit depressing, then you will really enjoy this tale that is set in the same world.