George R.R. Martin

Discussion in 'A Song of Ice and Fire' started by The_Khan, Jun 15, 2004.

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    Khan, how many fora are you registred on? I seem to encounter you on almost every fantasy-forum I post/lurk in. :p

    I'm planning to buy the first three editions when I next put my eyes on them...
     
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    Actually, I'm everywhere, my friend, lol :)

    Believe me you will enjoy them very much :)
     
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    I am also planning on buying this series as soon as I finish re-reading some random books on my shelf. I have good expectations, it seems many readers speak highly of the series.
     
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    The Hound The Everlasting Scream

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    How many people on here have read or are reading the song of ice and fire series? If there are enough people we should ask for a forum for it. I started reading the series about a week and a half ago and I'm already in the third book. Amazing series, would love to discuss it on here.
     
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    This series IMHO, and I have read many, many, books of all genres, is the best piece of literature I have ever read had teh pleasure of reading. It is what WOT was suppsoed to be in scope but failed years ago when Robert Jordan sold all hsi fans out with teh trash he has put out in teh last few years. It is in my opinion the ebst fanatsy series ever made, and is still incomplete. George R.R. Martin is a master writer who could have success in anygenre of writing. No series is more complex, no chracters in any other fiction are more beliveable. No mundane good or evil characters, all normal people, whose acts are determined by a given situation. No characters are "safe" or "off limits", in terms of dying. By far the best this genre has to offer, and it isn't even really close.
     
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    Well met and many thanks, however , trust me, I own and have read any literature on ASOIAF, wheather it be his novels, in dragon novellas, comics, or Legends. I am quite thorough:) I am quite "up" in all things pertaing to ASOIAF.
     
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    Song of Ice and Fire is a gift and a curse aye? Anyone else have trouble getting into other series after reading some of Martin's work?
     
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    I completely agree. However, if you have not read these already I found them to be very suitable while waiting, very good reads not quite up to par with ASOIAF but not far off:

    1. The Darkness that comes Before: The Prince of Nothing by F. Scott Bakker
    2. The Briar King by Greg Keyes
     
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    The Hound The Everlasting Scream

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    I've had a little trouble getting into the Briar King but I will probaly go back to it after I catch up on the Swan's war.