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A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
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it was amazing
Read 2 times. Last read April 9, 2011 to April 11, 2011.

I've forgotten that so much happens in this book! I've read the entire series as it's written to date, and it absolutely boggles my mind how I've forgotten so much already, or assumed that events were spread out over 4 books instead of being all here in this one. I've also discovered that, while I can't be surprised by anything (else,) I did find the betrayals on this reading more heart-breaking because I knew they were coming.

I also super-appreciated the depth of the writing on this re-reading. Mr Martin signals a lot of what's to happen later, but does it so slyly, you won't catch it until the re-read. Brilliantly written. It doesn't make me hate that he takes so long to write these things any less, but it does make me feel a little bad about hating it. No-win situation, sigh.
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Reading Progress

Finished Reading
June 12, 2008 – Shelved
April 9, 2011 – Started Reading
April 9, 2011 –
page 77
9.22% "Re-reading the books in anticipation of the HBO series :)."
April 11, 2011 – Finished Reading

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