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Warriors 3 (Warriors Part 3 of 3)

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From George R. R. Martin’s Introduction to Warriors:
“People have been telling stories about warriors for as long as they have been telling stories. Since Homer first sang the wrath of Achilles and the ancient Sumerians set down their tales of Gilgamesh, warriors, soldiers, and fighters have fascinated us; they are a part of every culture, every literary tradition, every g
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Paperback, 384 pages
Published August 2nd 2011 by Tor Fantasy (first published August 1st 2011)
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Spiderorchid
Oct 04, 2013 Spiderorchid rated it liked it
I read this because of Gabaldon's "The custom of the army" and that's definitly a 5 star story. Exciting, funny and beautifully researched historical context.

The other stories were well-written but not that interesting (but that could have been me as I'm not a big fan of war-themed tales in general). They all had good story-lines but the writing lacked dynamic, perhaps because the characters were a bit flat. But still, alright for one-time-reading.

The only story I only skimmed through was the on
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Casca Green
Jul 11, 2015 Casca Green rated it really liked it
A great collection of short stories; The Pit in particular tugged at my heartstrings. It's what I've come to expect from this anthology series, and that's a good thing.
Suzanne
Mar 07, 2012 Suzanne rated it really liked it
Diana Gabaldon's Lord John tale is what drew me to this book, but being who I am, and with her story as the final tale in the collection... yeah... I read them all. Lawrence Block's Clean Slate was dark, slightly chilling, and well written. I've never read Carrie Vaughn, but greatly enjoyed The Girls From Avenger - a nod to the women who gave all to their country in WWII. Robin Hobb's The Triumph was a bonus for me.

Nice diverse collection of stories!
Lolese
Jan 03, 2016 Lolese rated it liked it
It being an anthology, I liked some stories better than others.
Christopher Wells
Oct 16, 2011 Christopher Wells rated it liked it
Warriors started well in the first book, but trailed in 2 and 3. Skipped most of the stories after a few pages. Did not buy into the one told from the perspective of a dog. A warrior, yes, but not i would put in a collection of books.
Lisa J
Mar 24, 2013 Lisa J rated it it was ok
The last story was interesting, if possibly implausible. The dog story, I could not read. The female killer story was really grasping at straws when it came to a "warrior" concept. Other stories are pretty forgettable.
Hasse
Jul 20, 2013 Hasse rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy
The stories was ok. Some stand out like "Clean Slate" by Lawrence Block and "The Pit" by James Rollins. The others more blend.
Marti
May 23, 2015 Marti rated it it was ok
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Ehhhh.
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George R. R. Martin was born September 20, 1948, in Bayonne, New Jersey. His father was Raymond Collins Martin, a longshoreman, and his mother was Margaret Brady Martin. He has two sisters, Darleen Martin Lapinski and Janet Martin Patten.

Martin attended Mary Jane Donohoe School and Marist High School. He began writing very young, selling monster stories to other neighborhood children for pennies,
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