Sharp Ends. Joe Abercrombie. 4 stars out of 5. The book blurb: A Beautiful Bastard: The Union army may be full of bastards, but there’s only one big enough to think he can save the day single-handed when the Gurkish come calling: the incomparable Colonel Sand dan Glokta. Made a Monster: After years of bloodshed,… Continue reading Sharp Ends Book Review.