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A Storm of Swords: Book Three of A Song of Ice and Fire (Game of Thrones), George R. R, Martin (HarpurCollins, 2000){Random House Audio, Narrator: Roy Doltrice)

(Game of Thrones, Fantasy, High Fantasy, Politics, post-modern) Grade: Γ — (Gamma) A good or even fantastic book within the genre, possibly worth reading regardless of which genre’s you like, but has a setting or style that is likely to … Continue reading

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A Game of Thrones: Book One of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin (Voyager {HarpurCollins, 1996 {Random House Audio, 2011, Narrator: Roy Dotrice)

A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin is an epic high fantasy novel that changed the face of its genre. The first truly post-modern of its kind, it is a compelling read with strong characters. It and its many sequels are, however, cliff-hangers and so may well not appeal to those who actively dislike fantasy. For more go to http://www.sophyanempire.wordpress.com Continue reading

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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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SERIES REVIEW: A Song of Fire and Ice: Volumes 1 to 3. George R. R. Martin (US:Bantam Spectra/UK: Voyager)

Book Review – Song of Fire and Ice, Game of Thrones, Clash of Kings, Storm of Swords, George R. R. Martin, Fantasy, High Fantasy, series. Continue reading

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