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Released: 2003-01-01

A Clash of Kings: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book Two by George R.R. Martin


THE fable at the back of the second SEASON OF recreation OF THRONES, AN authentic assortment NOW ON HBO.

A tune OF ICE and fireside: fable two
steel exciting sequel to A recreation of Thrones, George R. R. Martin has created a work of unsurpassed imaginative and prescient, energy, and imagination. A conflict of Kings tranrecreations us to a global of revelry and revenge, wizardry and warfare in contrast to any we have ever skilled.
A comet the color of blood and flame cuts around the sky. And from the historical fortress of Dracrossnstone to the forbidentificationding shores of Winterfell, chaos reigns. Six factions struggle for keep watch over of a dividentificationed land and the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms, preparing to stake their claims thru tempest, turmoil, and war. this is a story in which brother plots against brother and the lifeless upward push to walk within the three. proper right here a princess masquerades as an orphan boy; a kthree of the thoughts prepares a poison for a treach and everyerous sorceress; and wild males descend from the Mountains of the Moon to ravage the countrysidentificatione. towards a backdrop of incest and fratricidentificatione, alchemy and murder, victory would possibly cross to the men and women possessed of the coldest steel . . . and the coldest hearts. For while kings conflict, the whole land trembles.
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How does he do it? George R.R. Martincff0478#three9;s top fable weaves a spell enough to seduce even people who vowed never to begin out a doorstopper fable assortment again (the principle fable--A recreation of Thrones--runs over seven-hundred pages). A conflict of Kings is longer and much more grim, however Martin keeps to provide compelling characters in a vividentificationly precise world.

The Seven Kingdoms have come apart. Joffrey, Queen Cerseicff0478#three9;s sadistic son, ascends the Iron Throne following the lack of lifetime of Robert Baratheon, the Usurper, who received it in struggle. Queen Cerseicff0478#three9;s circle of relatives, the Lannisters, battle to carry it for him. each and every the dour Stannis and the charismatic Renly Baratheon, Robertcff0478#three9;s brothers, moreover are looking for the throne. Robb Stark, declared King within the North, struggles to avenge his fathercff0478#three9;s execution and retrieve his sister from Joffreycff0478#three9;s court docket docket. Daenerys, the exiled remaining heir of the previous ruling circle of relatives, nurtures three dracrossns and are looking fors a way home. in the intervening time the Nightcff0478#three9;s Watch, sworn to give protection to the sector from dangers north of the Wall, dwindle in numbers, while barbarian forces acquire and beings out of legend stalk the Haunted wooded area.

Sound tricky? it is, however superb writing makes this a completely satisfying stew of darkish magic, complicated political intrigue, and dangerous bloodshed. --Nona Vero

e-fable main points

creator: George R.R. Martinwriter: BantamBinding: Kindle modelLanguage: EnglishPages: 770

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