Best Served Cold

audio cd, 1 pages

Published Feb. 16, 2016 by Hachette Audio and Blackstone Audio, Orbit.


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5 stars (1 review)

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Review of 'Best Served Cold' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

Enjoyable for those who like this kind of thing...

... and I do.

This is the first book by Abercrombie that I was recommended to read. It was out at our library, hence why I read "The Heroes" first.

As with The Heroes, and the rest of Abercrombie's tales, the characters are a mix of good and bad traits. Some are trying to be better, some don't care, some think they're the bee's knees, so why go changing?

I found myself rooting for Shivers. He's got a plan to be a better man. He doesn't know how he's going to achieve it, but the desire is there... and this was the trait I could cling to.

Oh, and Abercrombie is brutal to his characters! But, that's when you feel. And I felt.

I sympathised with Monsa's need for revenge at all costs, too... even though I doubt I'd ever …