The Way Of Shadows

The Way Of Shadows : Book 1 of the Night Angel

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The perfect killer has no friends. Only targets. For Durzo Blint, assassination is an art. And he is the city's most accomplished artist, his talents required from alleyway to courtly boudoir. For Azoth, survival is precarious. Something you never take for granted. As a guild rat, he's grown up in the slums, and learned the hard way to judge people quickly - and to take risks. Risks like apprenticing himself to Durzo Blint. But to be accepted, Azoth must turn his back on his old life and embrace a new identity and name. As Kylar Stern, he must learn to navigate the assassins' world of dangerous politics and strange magics - and cultivate a flair for more

Product details

  • Paperback | 688 pages
  • 108 x 170 x 52mm | 340.19g
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Orbit
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • map
  • 1841497401
  • 9781841497402
  • 61,226

About Brent Weeks

Brent Weeks studied at Hillsdale College, before brief stints walking the earth like Caine from Kung-Fu, also tending bar, and corrupting the youth. (Not at the same time.) He started writing on napkins and, eventually, someone paid him for it. Brent doesn't own cats or wear a more

Rating details

109,566 ratings
4.15 out of 5 stars
5 44% (48,556)
4 35% (37,829)
3 15% (16,607)
2 4% (4,620)
1 2% (1,954)

Our customer reviews

Unpredictable. Action-packed. Makes a reader look forward to what is going to happen next. Story-telling quality is good. But the ending is a cliffhanger. The ending is the start of the next book, so you have to read the next book. The ending is the only reason this book did not garner a five-star more
by Cherry
This book was absolutely fantastic. Didn't put it down for two days straight. However, the summary for the next book gave away what happened in the first so the ending was kind of ruined. Was still bloody good though. :) xshow more
by Lauren Burgess
Great debut for a promising new author. Stunning tale of betrayal, assassins and revenge. A dark fantasy. Working on his next trilogy now. A must buy for all fantasy loversshow more
by Ryan Phillips
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