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A Dance with Dragons: A Song of Fire and Ice Book Five, George R.R. Martin (Bantam Books, 2011). FULL REVIEW

When I posted my Page 419 pre-review review of A Dance with Dragons I had really had hoped that the remaining 600 pages of the book would redeem this volume. Sadly, it did not. Things do happen in this book, but it not enough to justify 1100 pages. At this stage, I would highly recommend that one waits for the series to be complete before picking up any additional volumes. For full review go to: https://sophyanempire.wordpress.com

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A Feast for Crows: The Song of Fire and Ice Volume 4, George R.R. Martin (Bantum Dell, 2005/Random House Audio November 8, 2005).

It is with mixed feelings that I recommend this book. The fourth volume of the ever growing series more frequently known as the Game of Thrones is well written and a surprisingly fast read (considering it comes in at over 1000 pages), but in some ways only serves as a place marker in the middle of the series. Other than adding what seem to be unnecessary complications to an already convoluted plot, I cannot say that I feel that the story has made any significant strides forward at the end of this very long series. Having said that, I did enjoy reading it. Continue reading

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