The Two Of Swords: Volume Three by K. J. ParkerThe Two Of Swords: Volume Three by K. J. Parker

The Two Of Swords: Volume Three

byK. J. Parker

Paperback | December 12, 2017

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The epic concluding volume in The Two of Swords trilogy by World Fantasy Award-winning author K. J. Parker.

"Why are we fighting this war? Because evil must be resisted, and sooner or later there comes a time when men of principle have to make a stand. Because war is good for business and it's better to die on our feet than live on our knees. Because they started it. But at this stage in the proceedings," he added, with a slightly lop-sided grin, "mostly from force of habit."


A soldier with a gift for archery. A woman who kills without care. Two brothers, both unbeatable generals, now fighting for opposing armies. No-one in the vast and once glorious United Empire remains untouched by the rift between East and West, and the war has been fought for as long as anyone can remember. Some still survive who know how it was started, but no-one knows how it will end.

The Two of Swords is the story of a war on a grand scale, told through the eyes of its soldiers, politicians, victims and heroes.
K.J. Parker is a pseudonym for Tom Holt. He was born in London in 1961. At Oxford he studied bar billiards, ancient Greek agriculture and the care and feeding of small, temperamental Japanese motorcycle engines; interests which led him, perhaps inevitably, to qualify as a solicitor and emigrate to Somerset, where he specialized in deat...
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Title:The Two Of Swords: Volume ThreeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.25 inPublished:December 12, 2017Publisher:OrbitLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316270903

ISBN - 13:9780316270908

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"Parker's acerbic wit and knowledge of human nature are a delight to read as he explores the way conflict is guided, in equal measure, by the brilliance and unerring foolishness of humanity . . . . Thoroughly engaging."-RT Book Reviews on The Two of Swords: Volume One