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'A Game of Thrones' by George R. R. Martin

This is my first post in a long time, as I’ve been pretty busy recently. Now that the dust has settled, I felt I really couldn’t avoid writing a review of the most recent book I’ve read. 496 more words

Book Reviews

Quote of the day

“As if her dreams had summoned the dragon, she saw the scarlet dragon in flight over the river. For a moment, her anger faded and she stood transfixed by the sight”. – City of Dragons, Robin Hobb

Fiction

Book of the week: The Children of Hurin - JRR Tolkien

It is just epic. In many senses of the word. It reminds me a lot of Homer ‘ s The Odyssey… maybe it’s the whole nostos thing. 59 more words

Fiction

Quote of the day

“Let your shadow grow a hair on its face. Let it become dark … Given time, words may even enchant an enchanter.” – Chapter 4, The Gunslinger, Stephen King

Fiction

Green Rider and First Rider’s Call by Kristen Britain

As this is quite a long series (five books so far and writing!) I will take two books at a time to review.

Green Rider… 801 more words

Fiction

Attention span versus modern epic storytelling

I am one of millions of people who can say I read the entire Lord of the Rings trilogy (plus The Hobbit; no Silmarillion… 547 more words

Writing

Robin Hobb Farseer Trilogy Book Three Assassin's Quest

This will be my last Robin Hobb review for a while as I think I’ve allowed my fanaticalness for her to take over the page. Not necessarily a bad thing but change is nice. 926 more words

Fiction