So we come to the next part in the Song of Ice and Fire Saga, and we meet up with our favourite characters again. Ones that we have grown to love and feel for over the hundreds of pages that we have read previously. To this end this book overlaps the previous book in time frame. - A Feast of Crows
One of the quotes on the cover of the book says “Colossal, staggering... Martin captures all the intoxicating complexity of the Wars of the Roses or Imperial Rome” and this does really say it all. It is so much better than the last book.
Evidently one of Martin's favourite themes is causing chaos at a wedding, as this is a plot line that he has used frequently. It is a good time to get rid of awkward family members.
Living reasonably close to Hadrians Wall, and with a bit of imagination it is quite easy to put one in the place of Jon Snow commander of the Night Watch trying to defend the wall, even though everyone seems to be trying to plot against him.
I now notice that the helpful character guide at the back of the book has reached 60 pages, and was one of the must thumbed bits of the book trying to work out who, was who.
I am looking forward to reading part 2 of a Dance with Dragons, though it will be in a few weeks time so as to allow time to enjoy it.
This was book 12, week 7 fiction 12 (5 on audio) non fiction 0
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