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30 Years of Warhammer 40,000 – Commentary on the choice of books

You may have spotted that Black Library have released an ebook-only collection of novels to celebrate thirty years of Warhammer 40,000. Priced at £166.80, which works out as £5.56 per book, it’s actually pretty good value overall – as long as you’re prepared to fork out that much all in one go! Pricing aside, however, I thought it might be interesting to take a look at the thirty novels that are included, and have a think about how well each one fits into the collection.

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Black Library Weekly – W/C 04/09/17

Hello and welcome to another instalment of Black Library Weekly, my regular look at what’s been happening in the world of Black Library. It’s been the first full week of September, which means another month’s forthcoming releases were confirmed, along with the usual set of releases for the week, so there’s plenty to look at…

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Black Library Weekly – W/C 28/08/17

Hello and welcome to another instalment of Black Library Weekly, my regular look at what’s been happening in the world of Black Library. After last week’s Summer of Reading campaign we’re back to normal service now, so I’ve gone back to the usual structure for this article. Let’s kick things off in the usual way, beginning with the start of the week.

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Black Library Weekly – W/C 21/08/17

Hello and welcome to another instalment of Black Library Weekly, my regular look at what’s been happening in the world of Black Library. This week, instead of the usual Digital Monday short story we’ve had the 2017 Summer of Reading campaign, so I’ll go through that first before moving on to the other points of interest for the week.

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Black Library Weekly – W/C 07/08/17

Hello and welcome to another instalment of Black Library Weekly, my regular look at what’s been happening in the world of Black Library. August is rapidly progressing, but after an exciting week last time around things have calmed down a bit – which is good for the wallet, albeit a bit less interesting. Let’s take a look at what’s been going on, though…

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Black Library Weekly – W/C 31/07/17

Hello and welcome to another instalment of Black Library Weekly, my regular look at what’s been happening in the world of Black Library. It’s the first week of August, which means two things – the announcement of November’s upcoming releases, and the release date for Aaron Dembski-Bowden’s Black Legion novel! Lots to talk about, so without further ado…
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Warhammer 40,000 Legends Issue Nine – Angels of Darkness by Gav Thorpe

For issue nine of Hachette’s Warhammer 40,000 Legends Collection, Black Library legend Gav Thorpe gets his first inclusion with Angels of Darkness. First published way back in 2003, this is one of the seminal 40k novels, widely credited with nailing down much of the Dark Angels’ backstory and regularly referenced as one of the best books from that period of Black Library’s output. Typically, I somehow missed it first time around – it was just one of those books that I always meant to read, but never did. Happily, its inclusion in this collection gave me the perfect opportunity to remedy that situation!

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Black Library Weekly – W/C 24/07/17

Hello and welcome to another instalment of Black Library Weekly, my regular look at what’s been happening in the world of Black Library. While last week ended up surprisingly busy and full of interesting goings-on, this week has been somewhat quieter. As usual, though, there’s still been enough to talk about here. Let’s get to it…

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