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  • 1125 pages
  • A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)
  • George R.R. Martin
  • English
  • 24 November 2019

10 thoughts on “A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)

  1. says:

    Warning The dragons in this review are named Giant and Spoilers I have tried to shield most of them from view, but don t get mad at me if one of them burns you With this book, it was bound to happen.This one was a real mudfight Between me, myself and I Me didn t get beyond SQUEEE for several hundred pages,Myself, while also trying to get over her grammatically awkward nam...


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    Dear George R.R MartinHello My name is Inigo Montoya You may have killed my favorite character Prepare to die roll in dough as we continue buying your brick sized creationsThe above is what you d expect from a book titled A Dance with Dragons Disclaimer For the vast majority of this book s pages, none of it happens Yes, I have a few problems with this latest installment in GRRM s neverending magnum opus I have high standards for GRRM after ASOIAF 1 3 Hey, I read GRRM before I e Dear George R.R MartinHello My name is Inigo Montoya You may have killed my favorite character Prepare to die roll in dough as we continue buying your brick sized creationsThe above is what you d expect from a book titled A Dance with Dragons Disclaimer For the vast majority of this book s pages, none of it happens Yes, I have a few problems with this latest installment in GRRM s neverending magnum opus I have high standards for GRRM after ASOIAF 1 3 Hey, I read GRRM before I ever read Tolkien He showed me that it was okay to hold fantasy to high standards, for crying out loudAnd now I am disappointed sadface So allow me to use this review space for the gripe fest A thousand plus pages doorstopper this book can easily serve as a self defense weapon in a dark alley and yet the story advances by a few millimeters at best Nothing gets resolved The...


  3. says:

    Words are wind, says George R R Martin GRRM no less than 13 times in the latest installment of hisA Song of Ice and Fireseries In this incredibly windy tome there was very little advancement of the overall story and no resolution to any of the myriad plot threads Instead, most of the book followed characters travelling, yet in its 1,000 pages only one reaches his destination while the rest are still travelling.Words are wind, and GRRM is a windbag His predilection for overwriting i Words are wind, says George R R Martin GRRM no less than 13 times in the latest installment of hisA Song of Ice and Fireseries In this incredibly windy tome there was very little advancement of the overall story and no resolution to any of the myriad plot threads Instead, most of the book followed characters travelling, yet in its 1,000 pages only one reaches his destination while the rest are still travelling.Words are wind, and GRRM is a windbag His predilection for overwriting is ridiculous an editor was desperately needed and sorely missed Had this book been properly edited, we might have been saved 129 app...


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    Tyrion Lannister s horse was rubbing him raw as they rode onward, the branches of the trees above them swaying in a branch like way Ravens flew about among them, and clouds of dust hovered like halos around the hooves of their steeds Wiping sweat from his brow, Tyrion spoke to yet another minor character you ve never seen before I hear that the Morvin and the Shornpel clans have sided with Darvus Farier from the great city of Bee Eff Eee, and are pushing forward late king Baratheon s basta...


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    Purchased anew, and laid it beside her bed,Conflicting thoughts flying through her head.Afraid almost to crack the covers, read the pages,What if it was the last book No, More, she rages.What if it wasn t How long the wait next time Five years Seven Thirteen Unlucky, even in rhyme.First I must reread all the othersrefresh my brain of Snow and all his Brothers.Sansa is no smarter than I did recall.Starks should avoid other Kings Halls.Weddings never make things merry,The price too high Purchased anew, and laid it beside her bed,Conflicting thoughts flying through her head...


  6. says:

    I m blown away that someone could write a book so long in which nothing actually happensI wrote a longer review at it says pretty much the same thing.


  7. says:

    This is the review I did for the Sunday Express It only appeared in hardcopy so I can t link it.Since it s a national newspaper and many of the readers may never have read a fantasy book, let alone the first four in the ASOIAF series, the review is less about this book andabout the series and the author I hope to make them the gift of a great reading experience My rating for the book is set in the context of the alternative works of fantasy on the shelves rather than in an attempt to ra This is the review I did for the Sunday Express It only appeared in hardcopy so I can t link it.Since it s a national newspaper and many of the readers may never have read a fantasy book, let alone the first four in the ASOIAF series, the review is less about this book andabout the series and the author I hope to make them the gift of a great reading experience My rating for the book is set in the context of the alternative works of fantasy on the shelves rather than in an attempt to rank this volume amongst its predecessors I would say signficantly better than A Feast For Crows less good than the first three, still excellent Sunday Express review By the time you reach the end of George Martin s A Dance with Dragons you will be nearly two million words into A Song of Ice and Fire, a sprawling epic fantasy series that is for many readers the single most defining work...


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    PROLOGUEHe awoke to the warmth of sunlight on his face At last the day had come He stretched to work out the kinks in his joints and muscles and groaned at the throbbing in his head On his nightstand lay a bottle of Dornish red, which he downed in one long swallow to clear his mind, wine dribbling down his beard and tunic He spied the book at the corner of his room where he had hurled it, and nearly threw the bottle too as the rage resurfaced along with his senses.The book was called A Dance PROLOGUEHe awoke to the warmth of sunlight on his face At last the day had come He stretched to work out the kinks in his joints and muscles and groaned at the throbbing in his head On his nightstand lay a bottle of Dornish red, which he downed in one long swallow to clear his mind, wine dribbling down his beard and tunic He spied the book at the corner of his room where he had hurled it, and nearly ...


  9. says:

    Spoilers Included, so skip if you feel the needSo, it s like this You like hotdogs Hotdogs are your favorite food And there s a jumbo hotdog coming out on the 12th, so yay Come the twelfth, all you get is the bread, and they say, eat that, the sausage is coming It s so meaty, you re already salivating, dribbling on yourself in public like a fool.Munch, munch, munch But the bread is dry Then you come upon a sausage factory The Jumbo Sausage factory, and you get a grand tour, up and d Spoilers Included, so skip if you feel the needSo, it s like this You like hotdogs Hotdogs are your favorite food And there s a jumbo hotdog coming out on the 12th, so yay Come the twelfth, all you get is the bread, and they say, eat that, the sausage is coming It s so meaty, you re already salivating, dribbling on yourself in public like a fool.Munch, munch, munch But the bread is dry Then you come upon a sausage factory The Jumbo Sausage factory, and you get a grand tour, up and down every aisle, seeing the ins and out of sausage world, how they grind the meat, and all the health precautions and what not At the end of the tour, you get a frozen ketchu...


  10. says:

    So now it s getting to where my watching the shows before the books are confusing me I mean I have the pre order of season 7 coming next week and I feel like this book isn t up to date Then I remember that we are still waiting for the next book Well, next 3 books according to GR Anyhoo, I m going to add some spoiler gifs next So if you haven t read or seen any of the shows you can pass up the next 3 gifs I will scroll down a wee bit before addingMel So now it s getting to where my watching the shows before the books are confusing me I mean I have the pre order of season 7 coming next week and I feel like this...


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A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5) In The Aftermath Of A Colossal Battle, The Future Of The Seven Kingdoms Hangs In The Balance Beset By Newly Emerging Threats From Every Direction In The East, Daenerys Targaryen, The Last Scion Of House Targaryen, Rules With Her Three Dragons As Queen Of A City Built On Dust And Death But Daenerys Has Thousands Of Enemies, And Many Have Set Out To Find Her As They Gather, One Young Man Embarks Upon His Own Quest For The Queen, With An Entirely Different Goal In Mind.Fleeing From Westeros With A Price On His Head, Tyrion Lannister, Too, Is Making His Way To Daenerys But His Newest Allies In This Quest Are Not The Rag Tag Band They Seem, And At Their Heart Lies One Who Could Undo Daenerys S Claim To Westeros Forever.Meanwhile, To The North Lies The Mammoth Wall Of Ice And Stone A Structure Only As Strong As Those Guarding It There, Jon Snow, 998th Lord Commander Of The Night S Watch, Will Face His Greatest Challenge For He Has Powerful Foes Not Only Within The Watch But Also Beyond, In The Land Of The Creatures Of Ice.From All Corners, Bitter Conflicts Reignite, Intimate Betrayals Are Perpetrated, And A Grand Cast Of Outlaws And Priests, Soldiers And Skinchangers, Nobles And Slaves, Will Face Seemingly Insurmountable Obstacles Some Will Fail, Others Will Grow In The Strength Of Darkness But In A Time Of Rising Restlessness, The Tides Of Destiny And Politics Will Lead Inevitably To The Greatest Dance Of All.


About the Author: George R.R. Martin

George R.R Martin was born September 20, 1948, in Bayonne, New Jersey His father was Raymond Collins Martin, a longshoreman, and his mother was Margaret Brady Martin He has two sisters, Darleen Martin Lapinski and Janet Martin Patten Martin attended Mary Jane Donohoe School and Marist High School He began writing very young, selling monster stories to other neighborhood children for pennies, George R.R Martin was born September 20, 1948, in Bayonne, New Jersey His father was Raymond Collins Martin, a longshoreman, and his mother was Margaret Brady Martin He has two sisters, Darleen Martin Lapinski and Janet Martin Patten Martin attended Mary Jane Donohoe School and Marist High School He began writing very young, selling monster stories to other neighborhood children for pennies, dramatic readings included Later he became a comic book fan and collector in high school, and began to write fiction for comic fanzines amateur fan magazines Martin s first professional sale was made in 1970 at age 21 The Hero, sold to Galaxy, published in February, 1971 issue Other sales followed In 1970 Martin received a B.S in Journalism from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, graduating summa cum laude He went on to complete a M.S in Journalism in 1971, also from Northwestern As a conscientious objector, Martin did alternative service 1972 1974 with VISTA, attached to Cook County Legal Assistance Foundation He also directed chess tournaments for the Continental Chess Association from 1973 1976, and was a Journalism instructor at Clarke College, Dubuque, Iowa, from 1976 1978 He wrote part time throughout the 1970s while working as a VISTA Volunteer, chess director, and teacher In 1975 he married Gale Burnick They divorced in 1979, with no children Martin became a full time writer in 1979 He was writer in residence at Clarke College from 1978 79 Moving on to Hollywood, Martin signed on as a story editor for Twilight Zone at CBS Television in 1986 In 1987 Martin became an Executive Story Consultant for Beauty and the Beast at CBS In 1988 he became a Producer for Beauty and the Beast, then in 1989 moved up to Co Supervising Producer He was Executive Producer for Doorways, a pilot which he wrote for Columbia Pictures Television, which was filmed during 1992 93 Martin s present home is Santa Fe, New Mexico He is a member of Science Fiction Fantasy Writers of America he was South Central Regional Director 1977 1979, and Vice President 1996 1998 , and of Writers Guild of America, West