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A Game of Thrones Audiobook Review

A Game of Thrones Audiobook Review by George R. R. Martin, narrated by Roy Dotrice Series: Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1

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A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1

Written by: George R. R. Martin

Narrated by: Roy Dotrice

Length: 33 hrs and 50 mins

Series: Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date: 12-09-03

Publisher: Random House Audio

After staring at the screen for quite a while I now realize that adequately describing such an epic work like the A Game of Thrones audiobook is no simple task. The temptation to compare it with other big titles in the fantasy genre is almost irresistible and yet doesn’t seem quite right. How could I possibly put it in the same category as The Lord of the Rings or The Wheel of Time series? They are all epic fantasy and still they are quite different. George R.R. Martin describes the world of Westeros trough the eyes of multiple believable characters which you start to root for from the beginning. This is a world of extremes and constantly opposing forces, a world where politics, backstabbing, war, adventure and love exist at the same time. How could I possibly do such a masterpiece justice? Read the rest of this entry

A review of The Rithmatist audiobook by Brandon Sanderson

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The Rithmatist

Written by: Brandon Sanderson

Narrated by: Michael Kramer

Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date: 05-14-13

Publisher: Macmillan Audio

Brandon Sanderson is really one of the best fantasy authors. So far, each and every one of his books that I’ve read was astounding in so many ways and The Rithmatist was no exception.

When I read the blurb of this book I didn’t entirely get it to be honest. I got the book anyway simply because it’s Sanderson after all, and I don’t regret my decision whatsoever.

In a nutshell, The Rithmatists are individuals who can protect and attack by drawing creatures and bringing them to life (This should clear up any confusion about the title). Read the rest of this entry

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