Ancillary Justice

by Ann Leckie

In this intergalactic quest Breq is on a mission for vengeance. Half-human, half-ancillary and agender, Breq is a multidimensional character who engages with various different adversaries and allies along the way. This leap into a fantastical world may at seem, at first, to some far-fetched, but the nub of the story is one of conflict and unrest between different rival factions, making it an instantly recognisable and contemporary plot.


If I had left Seivarden in the snow, this would never have happened. I had been so close. After twenty years of planning and working, of manoeuvring, two steps forward here, a step backward there, slowly, patiently, against all likelihood I had gotten this far. So many times I had made a throw like this, not only my success at hazard, but my life, and each time I had won, or at least not lost in any way that prevented me from trying again. Until now. And for such a stupid reason. Above me the clouds hid an unreachable sky, the future I no longer had, the goal I was now incapable of accomplishing. Failed.


Star Wars - the films

Read Extract

Books with similar rating


1. Select UK region:

Not in the UK?

Scotland Norther Ireland North East of England North West of England Yorkshire and the Humber Wales West Midlands East Midlands East of England London South West of England South East of England

Sign in


Whichbook Sign Up

Enter your email address to get started:

First name:
Last name:
Confirm password:


Email alerts are only available for registered users.