230th out of 284 books — 485 voters
Chivalry Is Dead
"Ladies First." So say the gentlemen. This is the companion anthology to Hell Hath No Fury... Inside, you will find an undead baker's dozen that will remind you of how dark and desolate the minds of men can truly be. Vowing not to be upstaged by the dark musings of their female cohorts, the men offer up a visceral, gore-drenched collection that strives to prove...Chivalry...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published June 1st 2011 by May December Publications LLC
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One would expect a zombie anthology with a male focus might have significantly more action, violence and gore, and less emotional content than its all female equivalent, but it turns out this is not the case. Many of these tales are just as touching and heart-felt as the stories in its all female companion anthology “Hell Hath no Fury”. The opening story, “Daddy’s Little Girl” is a prime example of this, its plot centred on a father-daughter relationship in the face of a zombie apocalypse.
This was a pretty good book. I didn't like all of the stories and found a few hard to get into. I enjoyed the last story. I thought it was a good way to end the book. I adore short story collections so this book was right up my alley. Overall, 4 out of 5 stars for me.
Tucked away in the Pacific Northwest with my wife Denise, a Border Collie named Aoife, a guitar collection, and an increasing number of aquariums sporting a variety of fish (cichlids are my new favorites), I live for football season when I can cheer on the Oregon Ducks and be disappointed by my Seattle Seahawks once again. I am a fan of Cookie Monster, KISS, and Dr. Who (along with most things Bri...moreMore about T.W. Brown...