Best Served Cold by Joe Abercrombie

534 pages first pub 2009 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous dark mysterious fast-paced

Description

Springtime in Styria. And that means war.There have been nineteen years of blood. The ruthless Grand Duke Orso is locked in a vicious struggle with the squabbling League of Eight, and between them they have bled the land white. While armies march,...

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Community Reviews Summary of 3,257 reviews

Moods

dark 97%
adventurous 87%
tense 52%
funny 34%
emotional 19%
challenging 15%
mysterious 15%
sad 12%
reflective 9%
hopeful 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 58%
fast 29%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 47% | Character: 42% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 58% | Yes: 22% | No: 19%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 71% | No: 19% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 5%

Average rating

4.11

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