Waiting for Dragons: An Unauthorized Critical Response to George R.R. Martin's A GAME OF THRONES and A DANCE WITH DRAGONS

Waiting for Dragons An Unauthorized Critical Response to George R R Martin s A GAME OF THRONES and A DANCE WITH DRAGONS Waiting for Dragons is an unauthorized critical essay hat is both an unabashed homage to George R R Martin s brilliant fantasy novel A Game of Thrones and a candid and at times controversial commentar

  • Title: Waiting for Dragons: An Unauthorized Critical Response to George R.R. Martin's A GAME OF THRONES and A DANCE WITH DRAGONS
  • Author: Remy J. Verhoeve
  • ISBN: 2940012335418
  • Page: 379
  • Format: Nook
  • Waiting for Dragons is an unauthorized critical essay hat is both an unabashed homage to George R.R Martin s brilliant fantasy novel A Game of Thrones and a candid and at times controversial commentary on the issues surrounding the delays of its sequels.In 1996, George R.R Martin electrified fantasy fans around the world when he published A Game of Thrones, the firstWaiting for Dragons is an unauthorized critical essay hat is both an unabashed homage to George R.R Martin s brilliant fantasy novel A Game of Thrones and a candid and at times controversial commentary on the issues surrounding the delays of its sequels.In 1996, George R.R Martin electrified fantasy fans around the world when he published A Game of Thrones, the first book in his acclaimed A Song of Ice and Fire series Since then, Martin has published three books in the series The engrossing tale Martin spun with these first novels in his saga has gained and fans across the world and has resulted in a number of spin off products, such including HBO s TV series, card and board games, computer games, sword replicas, comic books and calendars Perhaps paradoxically, the number of years between each time Martin publishes a new book in the series has increased Fans have been clamoring for the fifth volume, A Dance with Dragons, since 2005 A book that promises to pick up the storylines of fan favorite characters left hanging since 1999 As Martin struggles to reach the finish line, or indeed even the halfway point in his epic, his fans wait for the next fix One way to keep sane during the long waits is to re read the already published novels.Journey to Westeros with Remy J Verhoeve as he celebrates his tenth reading of A Game of Thrones Chapter by chapter, the author, a Dutch Norwegian English teacher and self confessed fantasy geek, is both fellow traveler and tour guide as he shares his insightful reflections on Martin s writing techniques, major and seemingly minor plot points and characters, and much True to its origins as a blogging project undertaken while not so patiently waiting for A Dance With Dragons, the author does not hold back in this unauthorized companion book that is both an unabashed homage to the novel that started it all, as well as a candid and at times controversial commentary on the issues surrounding the delayed release of the fifth book Whether or not they agree with everything the author has to say, all fans of A Song of Ice and Fire, from those who have loved the series since its inception in 1996 to those who have only just discovered it through the HBO series, will enjoy this thought provoking and outspoken book.

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    1. Shows you how addicted I am to the Song of Ice and Fire -- Just to mark time while waiting for HBO's Season Three to come out, I downloaded this among several other e-books to my Kindle.Although I've read the first three books in the series now, I'm still a newbie compared to the rabid fans of George R. R. Martin who inhabit the chat rooms, web pages and comment forums dedicated to the medieval fantasy. I generally don't read fantasy novels -- never finished Lord of the Rings --so I was introduc [...]

    2. Ugh, I just can't. This collection of blog posts is fine at times but just devolves more and more into rants against the author of the original books. It's fine, anyone can criticize anyone they want for any reason, I just don't have to read or enjoy it. Didn't finish, don't recommend when there are better options out there for synopses and essays on the ASOIAF books.

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