Best Served Cold
Publish date: June 5th 2009
Pages no: 544
Edition language: English
Series: The First Law
It’s been a while since a book took me quite this long to read (19 days!), but it really wasn’t the book’s fault. I’ve had a busy work schedule due to a current project, working through weekends and working up to 17 hours per day, so there just hasn’t been much time or energy left over for reading. ...
Joe Abercrombie is the Elmore Leonard of fantasy. Deep, rich, real, flawed characters with sharp, witty dialogue, stumbling their way through poor choices and bad decisions, and coming to grips with the consequences.
Though I was not an avowed Joe Abercrombie fan before starting this book, I wanted to read more of his work to see what the fuss was about. Turns out, the fuss is very much justified. The opening scene was enough to hook me, and the cast of well-rounded characters drew me in. The book read like a gr...
In this standalone we visit the area which was only mentioned in the original trilogy: Styria. The favorite pastime of the local people is to make war; local nobility that is: the peasants suffer or get killed when an army marches through their land. Monza Murcatto was the leader of a very successfu...
What is best served hot?a) Fleshb) Bloodc) Slaughterd) Desiree) Revenge**also delicious served coldBest Served Cold delivers all of the above in a warm-blooded fashion. this is a sweaty, fully engorged adventure novel that follows a diverse cast as they move from locale to locale on their own sort o...