Tag Archives: George R. R. Martin

The Hall of the Lame Wolf

Spoiler Check: I am about one-third of the way through Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel. Not that spoilers are much of a consideration in the context of a novelisation of well-known historical events.  Not everything I read is SF or fantasy. Wolf … Continue reading

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Too late Roy

All I can say is that I’m glad I didn’t wait for the Roy Dotrice recording of A Feast for Crows to come out on Audible. Random House are releasing it on 15 December and it will presumably be available … Continue reading

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A Waltz with Dragons

Spoiler Check: I have completed Chapter 38 of A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin A Dance with Dragons started off as a bit of a stately Waltz with Dragons. At first it looked to be nothing much more … Continue reading

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The Herbert Experiment

Book synchronisation crisis resolved. I finished A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin on Kindle with a little of my current audiobook, Reamde by Neal Stephenson, still to go. This means that when I have polished off the final … Continue reading

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Finished the Feast

Spoiler Check: I have completed “A Feast for Crows” by George R.R. Martin It was a pretty meagre feast at that. Barely an amuse bouche. What has me completely baffled is the final chapter, if it can be called that, … Continue reading

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Pointless book synchronisation

I have a pointless book synchronisation issue. I am 3 hours away from finishing Reamde by Neal Stephenson as an audiobook (Audible.co.uk) and meantime have 17% of A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin still to go on my … Continue reading

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Avoiding the Void

My first foray into Peter F. Hamilton has proved to be something of a false start. When I ran out of Wheel of Time books, it seemed a good idea to give fantasy a rest and find some quality mainstream … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Finale Comes Up a Bit Short

Despite my reservations before the show aired, Game of Thrones has been an excellent series overall.  It has not though been consistently on top form and the final episode, for all the dramatic scope offered by the latter part of … Continue reading

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Hoping HBO don’t botch Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones is a seriously impressive book. Cleverly written, engaging, full of gravitas. Everything you could expect from a fantasy novel of the highest literary quality. Making it into a TV series is a sure fire money-spinner, but to do … Continue reading

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