GRRM's Other Works

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  1. Liadan

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    So I picked up a couple of his other novels today (still reading 'em, though). One's "Dying of the Light" and the other's "Nightflyers." I also found a short story collection, "Portraits of His Children," and I'm looking for "A Song for Lya and Other Stories." Anyone else read his other novels?

    Also, "Portraits" contains "The Ice Dragon", the book that's coming out this October. I can definitely confirm that it is NOT an ASoIaF novel, even with dragons. And I loved the story. I'll definitely be buying it, although the rest of you might want to look through it first before buying it. :p
     
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    I read one of his other books, the title of which escapes me, it was about people that lived on an island world and used strap on wings to glide to and fro. Windhaven sounds right, but I can't be certain. Regardless, while it wasn't bad, by any means, it was nowhere near what I was hoping for from the man that brought us ASoIaF
     
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    Windhaven was written with Lisa Tuttle, I believe. I've yet to read that novel.
     
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    Windhaven was a co-op project between Lisa Tuttle and GRRM, I have it but haven't read it yet. I read Fevre Dream, it was pretty good.

    Ice Dragon: Isn't this supposed to be a childrens book? Just thought I'd read that somewhere.
     
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    Yep, he's adapting the short story to a children's book. He said that all he had to do was take out a couple of sentences and most of the violence was gone. :p It's still really good though (at least IMHO).
     
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    I can't wait for that book! I think my kids would love it but I'm buying it for me...lol! :D
     
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    So what do you guys think about his other works? I'm definately going to read the Hedge Knight and whatever follows in that little series, but I'm not sure if I want to pick anything else up. From one fellow obsessive to another, is the rest of his work as great as ASoIaF?
     
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    I dunno, his short stories look pretty good. I'll let you know once I'm done with his other stuff. :p The one I'm really looking for is Armageddon Rag. But I doubt that any of them are on the scale of ASoIaF - they're stand-alones, after all.
     
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    I am currently reading Fevre Dream, which he was published in 1988. I am enjoying it quite a bit. It is obviously no ASoIaF, but does have some great characters for a stand alone book. I was late for work today because I couldn't put it down.
     
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    I'm intrigued now. I really should read another book (Martin or otherwise). I've been reading/rereading ASoIaF since late 2004 I think.
     
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    Early 2005 here. :p
     
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    I read the comic adaptation of The Hedge Knight which lead me to buying ASoIaF but other then that I have not read any of his other works.