But perhaps his luck has finally changed, for two strangers have come to Lamentable Moll. And they have nailed to the centre post in Fishmonger's Round a note requesting the services of a manservant.This is surely a remarkable opportunity for the hapless Emancipor Reese. No matter that the note reeks with death-warded magic; no matter that the barrow ghosts themselves howl with fear every night; and certainly no matter that Lamentable Moll itself is about to erupt in a frenzy of terror-inspired anarchy.. After all, it's work. And working is better than not working. First in a series of novellas taking place in the Malazan Empire. He is a trained archaeologist and anthropologist who has published over twenty books, most of which explore notions of privilege, power hierarchies, and the rise and fall of civilizations, or take the piss out of the same. Erikson has been nominated for the Locus Award four times and the World Fantasy Award twice.
He lives in Canada, in Victoria, B.