"A Clash with Kings" by George R.R. Martin
Published on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 1:01pm
After the literary genius of his first novel in the series of A Song of Fire and Ice, A Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin continues with the second novel in the series, A Clash of Kings. Martin keeps the reader's attention with his cast of characters from the Wall to the Iron Throne at Kings Landing, as well as the intrigue and mystique of all the events surrounding the young Queen Daeneyrs Targaryen across the Narrow Sea.
A Game of Thrones pays close attention to the detail and physical features of the land of the Seven Kingdoms, which include the heavy snow and old tradition of Winterfell, the mighty rivers and streams of Riverrun, the gold and wealth of Casterly Rock, the high and impregnable mountains of the Vale, the Reach with all of its wine and beautiful array of gardens and finally the prestige of King's Landing. A Clash of Kings takes the reader out to the dangerous sea, and highlights the rise of Theon Greyjoy and the ruthless Ironborn on Pyke Island, as well as the quest of Stannis Baretheon and his red priestess, Melisandre, to become the rightful king of the Seven Kingdoms from the once mighty island Dragonstone.
A Clash of Kings will not disappoint fans of A Game of Thrones. This book continues to prove why George R.R. Martin is considered one of greatest authors of this era. Martin creates characters that readers can relate to and grow to love, and he then kills those same characters with the stroke of his pen, only to then resurrect others in their place, who then carry the torch for this outstanding fantasy series.
Come by the Anacostia Neighborhood Library to check out available copies today.