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Old 31-05-2005, 11:49   #41
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my thoughts exactly! does that me he is still looking at release next june having just completed it or can we see it this side of 2005?
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Old 05-06-2005, 18:55   #42
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fan bloomin tastic!!! Hopefully it'll not be long until it appears on amazons shelves and they get my pre-ordered copy sent out. Good news too that there looks like there will be 7 books instead of 6.

Thanks for the update
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Old 12-06-2005, 16:49   #43
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Finally gone for ''The Game of Thrones'' :CLAP:
I do hope it's as good as everyone professes it is.
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Old 21-06-2005, 08:09   #44
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Have you started it yet Mattvert? What do you think? I intend to re-read A Game Of Thrones again soon, think it will read quite differently knowing what I know from the later books.
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Old 22-06-2005, 09:41   #45
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Amazon.co.uk have the release date as September 2005, .com have it as 8th November 2005. Not sure how accurate these are, probably not at all, but.....

edit: The voyager website has it as 19/09/2005

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Old 22-06-2005, 10:37   #46
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for those waiting impatiently (Like myself) Robin Hobb is a damn fine writer as well, currently on her 9th book, whilst not as indepth as Martin she sure knows how to spin a yarn, highly reccommended to Martins fans.
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Old 22-06-2005, 11:14   #47
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Robin Hobb seconded. I also recommend a guy called Greg Keyes, whose "Briar King" is superb.
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Old 22-06-2005, 11:37   #48
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cheers will look out for that
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Old 22-06-2005, 19:56   #49
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Robin Hobb is great I'd highly recommend her books as well.

For anyone not sure about plunging into George RR Martin he has a short story in each of Legends I and Legends II books. They'll give you an idea of what to expect, are thoroughly enjoyable and there are other writers worth sampling as well.

Legends II also has a Robin Hobb short based on the first traders to arrive on the Cursed Shores - also a very good read.

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Old 01-07-2005, 16:05   #50
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Martin's site has the American publication date as November 8th, and the UK date as October 17th

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Old 01-07-2005, 18:12   #51
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Martin's site has the American publication date as November 8th, and the UK date as October 17th
Mwa haha, we get it first. I can't wait for this, 5 long years lol.
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Old 02-07-2005, 23:10   #52
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Have you started it yet Mattvert? What do you think? I intend to re-read A Game Of Thrones again soon, think it will read quite differently knowing what I know from the later books.
On the last 100 pages.
Superb book.
I haven't read a good fantasy novel for years.
Safe to say, I will surely follow up on the next 2 (3) paperback books.
Good timing too. Book 4 coming soon.
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Old 03-08-2005, 15:06   #53
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Since seeing the recommendations for A Game Of Thrones i took the plunge and i must say i am hooked! About 600 pages in and i can't put it down. The World Martin has created is rich in detail, with a plethora of characters, and a plot that keeps the pages turning.

I can't wait for Clash of Kings to get delivered! Cheers guys.
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Old 04-08-2005, 15:51   #54
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Well I've had A Game Of Thrones sitting on my shelf for AGES now unread. Not really had the time, however I've decided to finally start tonight and I'm guessing I'll not be able to put it down either
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Yay to this thread! I finished Storm last summer, and had given up keeping track of the progress of the new book.

Absolutely loved the series so far though, nice to read a fantasy novel with content and characters harsh enough to be consistant with a more believable medievil-ish enviroment.

Good thing i came across thread, enough time to re-read the books, as i can't remember who's alive and who's dead by the end of Storms

In addition, i was just browsing Amazon, and making my pre-order, when i noticed a book called 'The Hedge Knight'. It's a graphic novel prequel to the series, written by Martin, which sounds pretty good from the reviews i've checked. Just a heads up for you Song of Ice and Fire fans
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The Hedge Knight was a short in the first Legends anthology I seem to remember.
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Anyone humming and harring over whether to buy these books just order them and trust us. Not one person who has read them has said they are not amazing.

I have never read fantasy so well written.
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Old 14-08-2005, 20:39   #58
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I don't doubt it, but the five-ten year wait for the series finale is a bit daunting. I always end up forgetting what has happened in fantasy sagas and have to read several thousand pages again before I can read the next book....
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I don't think there will be a 5 yr wait for the next+1 book - I seem to remember reading that he went overboard on the next book ( A feast for Crows), and ended up cutting out several hundred pages. Instead of throwing these in the bin he is putting them into the next installment - still even with that it'll probably be another few years.
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Ah - but the next book isn't the last book. there are apparently going to be two more (someone will probably correct me on this). I'd have to reread each time a new one came out if I be came addicted....
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