Ancillary Sword by Ann LeckieAncillary Sword by Ann Leckie

Ancillary Sword

byAnn Leckie

Paperback | October 7, 2014

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The sequel to Ancillary Justice, the only novel to ever win the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke Awards and the second book in Ann Leckie's New York Times bestselling series.

Breq is a soldier who used to be a warship. Once a weapon of conquest controlling thousands of minds, now she has only a single body and serves the emperor.

With a new ship and a troublesome crew, Breq is ordered to go to the only place in the galaxy she would agree to go: to Athoek Station to protect the family of a lieutenant she once knew - a lieutenant she murdered in cold blood.

In the Ancillary world:
1. Ancillary Justice
2. Ancillary Sword
3. Ancillary Mercy
Ann Leckie has worked as a waitress, a receptionist, a rodman on a land-surveying crew, a lunch lady, and a recording engineer. The author of many published short stories, and former secretary of the Science Fiction Writers of America, she lives in St. Louis, Missouri, with her husband, children, and cats.
Title:Ancillary SwordFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.12 inPublished:October 7, 2014Publisher:OrbitLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316246654

ISBN - 13:9780316246651

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the best s/f reads This series has so much going for it - strong characters, compelling plot, humour, and more thought-provoking ideas than you can shake a stick at! It's been almost a year since I finished the series, and I still can't get it out of my head.
Date published: 2017-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sequel This is a great sequel to Ancillary Justice. There's a great mix of action, humour, and drama. It raises just enough questions that you'll be dying to read the last installment in the trilogy.
Date published: 2017-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Trilogy As I read through this second book, I couldn't help but be reminded of Frank Herbert's books, especially Dune, not in the style, but in the scope and narrative. The action is in the speech and actions of the characters, not in explosions. Amazing book!
Date published: 2017-05-24

Editorial Reviews

"The sort of book that the Clarke Award wishes it had last year ... be prepared to see Ancillary Justice bandied around a lot come awards season. (As it should be)."-Jared Shurin, Pornokitsch