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REVIEW: A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

REVIEW SUMMARY: A mesmerizing ride through thick deceit as Martin compels you through every incredible page.

MY RATING:

BRIEF SYNOPSIS: The land of Westeros is held together by tenuous peace, while turmoil shifts and boils beneath the surface. The powerful houses of old plot and scheme, a threat rises across the ocean, and an old evil stirs from its icy domain.

MY REVIEW:

PROS: Prose; characterization; gripping politics; a world that lives and breathes; heart wrenching.

CONS: Not for the faint of heart.

BOTTOM LINE: A must-read, you will be awed by the intrigue, gripped by the passion, and amazed at the realism in this magical, epic tome.

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