‘Colossal, staggering… Martin captures all the intoxicating complexity of the Wars of the Roses or Imperial Rome in his imaginary world… one of the greats of fantasy literature.’
‘Fantasy literature has never shied away from grandeur, but the sheer mind-boggling scope of this epic has sent other fantasy writers away shaking their heads… Its ambition: to construct the Twelve Caesars of fantasy fiction, with characters so venomous they could eat the Borgias.’
‘Truly epic… An extraordinarily rich novel… with its magnificent action-filled climax, it provides a banquet for fantasy lovers with large appetites… The book stands out from similar work by virtue of its superbly developed characters, accomplished prose and sheer bloody-mindedness.’
‘A vast, rich saga, with splendid characters and an intricate plot flawlessly articulated against a backdrop of real depth and texture.’
Keeps up the excitement - you need to have good mental filing to keep track of the differences between the original and the TV seriesPublished 2 days ago by kjn
Assuming you've read the first two books before you've read this one, you'll know what to expect.
brilliantly written, with innovative style, initial chapters are a tad overly... Read more
Brilliant I have been confined to the house due to illness and this book has kept me captivated. I really didn't mind!Published 1 month ago by Christine Cadden