The Way of Shadows (The Night Angel Trilogy #1) - Brent Weeks8.42

David Gemmell Legend Award nominee 2008.

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 death.

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Release date: September 23, 2008
Genres: fantasyhigh fantasy
Average rating: 8.42/10
Total ratings: 49
Updated: August 25, 2016

The Night Angel Trilogy :: Series

The Way of Shadows (The Night Angel Trilogy #1)8.42
Shadow's Edge (The Night Angel Trilogy #2)8.36
Beyond the Shadows (The Night Angel Trilogy #3)8.28
Perfect Shadow8.00

Reviews

8/10 |
January 22, 2009
This review is for all The Night Angel Trilogy books: The Way of Shadows, Shadow's Edge and Beyond the Shadows. When I began to read this trilogy I didn't have much information about these books. I think it was good that I didn't know much about ...
10/10 |
November 02, 2008
This book was hard to put down. The depth of his characters yanked me in and kept in perfect bliss the whole time, even at the most depressing of times. For those who love assassins, corrupted power figures, twisted politics, and disturbing magic, this is the book of all books.