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Gentlemen of the Road: A Tale of Adventure

Gentlemen of the Road: A Tale of Adventure - Michael Chabon, Gary Gianni Chabon's adventure novel seems promising as he introduces his colorful heros - the hulking Abyssinian who wields a viking battle axe by the name of "Mother Defiler" and the pale, black-clad scarecrow of a European healer. Unfortunately, the quest fails to compel and the novel ends up being less than it might have been. [full review]