The Fencer Trilogy by K.J. Parker

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    The Fencer Trilogy Book 1: Colours in the Steel

     
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    The Fencer Trilogy Book 2: The Belly of the Bow

     
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    The Fencer Trilogy Book 3: The Proof House

     
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    good recap of the series. I had a similar experience, prefering the first volume, with the third book the weakest. Maybe the Fencer books are not the best way to discover the author ( I started with the Engineer series, and now I would recommend one of the standalones) , but they are still a worthy addition to the collection of any fan of modern fantasy. One of the author characteristic quirks is to have very little magic in the stories. I believe, the Fencer books are actually the only ones where magic plays an active role.
     
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    So far i have read The Scavenger trilogy and the standalone - Sharps.

    I have been debating whether to read The Fencer trilogy or The Engineer trilogy next, since the last book i read was Sharps and keeping the fencing element in mind,would you guys recommend that i jump right into the Fencer trilogy ?
     
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