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Good installment, but not the best!,
This review is from: Midnight Tides : A Tale of the Malazan Book of the Fallen (Hardcover)
This installment of the Malazan Book of the Fallen series introduces us to the Lethii and the Tiste Ande battle for an empire. This is the final of the 3 major plot lines to be introduced by Erkison. The humorous interchanges between Tehol and Bugg keep you turning the pages. As with his other books, it took me 3 days to get through the first 300 pages, and one day for the last 633! Once the momentum picks up, you can't stop devouring chapter after chapter...
There are only a couple of very tiny interactions to the first 5 books of the series -- concentrate on this as a new story as you read it. Some of the characters he introduces are very interesting -- a living dead girl, an ancient, conflicted mage, and a deity serving in a most conspicuous manner with the mortals...