#9191234, By Metalfish What are you reading?

  • Metalfish 29 Nov 2012 20:42:50 9,191 posts
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    Graveland wrote:
    A Feast For Crows - George R R R R R R R R Martin. What started off as a brilliant series has devolved into a complete waste of time. 550 pages into the approx. 750 page book and NOTHING of significance has happened, absolutely nothing. Various sources claim he's really struggling to make any progress with the 6th volume of the series, so it really isn't looking good for Game of Thrones readers.
    Due to the speed I devour large books, I got through the second half of the series in a few sittings, which was soon enough to note how they blend into each other and get really, really, sidetracked in pointless shit that no one cares about but is still well written enough to be allowable in a book. There's no way he can make a pay-off for the huge weight of prophecy that he's built up. They also become somewhat formulaic after the 400,000th word or so... ...which isn't hugely surprising.

    The need for an editor is very apparent. He's just a more skilled JK Rowling in that regard.
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