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Master of Sorrows

You have heard the story before - of a young boy, orphaned through tragic circumstances, raised by a wise old man, who comes to a fuller knowledge of his magic and uses it to fight the great evil that threatens his world.But what if the boy hero and the malevolent, threatening taint were one and the same?What if the boy slowly came to realize he was the reincarnation of an evil god? Would he save the world . . . or destroy it?Among the Academy's warrior-thieves, Annev de Breth is an outlier. Unlike his classmates who were stolen as infants from the capital city, Annev was born in the small village of Chaenbalu, was believed to be executed, and then unknowingly raised by his parents' killers.Seventeen years later, Annev struggles with the burdens of a forbidden magic, a forgotten heritage, and a secret deformity. When he is subsequently caught between the warring ideologies of his priestly mentor and the Academy's masters, he must choose between forfeiting his promising future at the Ac...

Title : Master of Sorrows
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ISBN : 39308821
Format Type : Kindle Edition
Number of Pages : 448 pages
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Master of Sorrows Reviews

  • Mary S. R.

    You have heard the story before—of a young boy, orphaned through tragic circumstances, raised by a wise old man, who comes to a fuller knowledge of his magic and uses it to fight the great evil that threatens his world.

    But what if the boy hero and the malevolent, threatening taint were one and the same?


    Um, THANK YOU???? The hero that could be the villain and the villain that could be the hero is what I need in every. single. book.

    Unlike his classmates who were stolen as infants from the capital
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  •  Vanessa  B. ☽♡

    Master of Sorrows was a great debut by Justin Travis Calls. It is a dark fantasy that reminded of some other classic fantasy books, such as The Name of the Wind.

    The book tells the story of Annev, an orphan who studies at the Academy in order to become an Avatar. Avatars are tasked with finding magical objects and hiding them from the world, in order to protect it from their corruption He is also hiding his identity and power. When he was born he was missing a hand, which was a sign that he is a
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  • Daryl Graves

    5/5 Stars

    "What if you were destined to be a villain?"

    Master of Sorrows is the first in The Silent Gods series and an absolute sensational début novel. Early on in this book I was reminded why I love reading and specifically the fantasy genre. So here's everything I loved about Justin Call's Master of Sorrows.

    Straight from the start you get the feel that this story is a unique story that separates itself from anything else you've ever read. We follow the main character, Annev De Breth, as he trie
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  • Anna

    But what if the boy hero and the malevolent, threatening taint were one and the same?

    No need to say anything more - I'll read it.

  • James Tivendale

    I received an uncorrected proof copy of Master of Sorrows in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to Justin Call and Gollancz.

    The narrative begins as we are introduced to the 17-year-old acolyte Annev. He is aiming to progress to the desired status of an Avatar of Judgement in this educational environment. The atmosphere he lives within, the classes he frequents and seminars he attends are to help him achieve this, whilst also being aided by the influence of his guardian Sodar and a varied
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  • Raven

    In the hidden village of Chaenbalu, there was an institution called the Academy who taught their students to become Avatars, soldiers who dedicated their life for the retrieval of magical artifacts from around the world—or as we could also call them, thieves. The Academy would keep such artifacts inside their Vault of Damnation because everything tainted by magic was deemed too dangerous for human.

    Annev de Breth was one of the students who will face the final test that could decide their fate fo
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  • Izzie

    I enjoyed Master of Sorrows, and I'm looking forward to seeing what the rest of the series has in store - however something just felt a little flat, so for now I'm giving it 3.5 which I might up to four stars when I write a full review.

  • James (ObservantRaven)

    What to say about a book that takes some of the most used fantasy tropes and mixes it with a dash of classic fantasy, normally I would say could be good if done right… that was before I came across Master of Sorrows. Gone is the pure, orphaned boy who is destined for greatness and legacy tells will some day save the land. Justin T. Call throws these to the fire and from the ashes creates an astounding dark fantasy that will make you completely rethink these fantasy tropes.

    Before you pick up this
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