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Re: [Fantasy Fiction Dungeon] George R.R. Martin.. news my friend the 4th book is out

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  • Dajala
    I m currently reading (for the first time) the second book A Clash Of Kings so yes, I am looking forward to another 2 instalments. Dajala ~~Eschew
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      I'm currently reading (for the first time) the second book 'A Clash Of Kings' so yes, I am looking forward to another 2 instalments.


      Dajala

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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Yvette
      To: fantasyfictiondungeon@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Wednesday, May 04, 2005 8:01 AM
      Subject: [Fantasy Fiction Dungeon] George R.R. Martin.. news my friend the 4th book is out



      TITLED: A Feast for Crows in hardcover on amazon.com...:-)
      ---



      In fantasyfictiondungeon@yahoogroups.com, "Matt" <gauvaine@y...>
      wrote:
      > Well, I think after our last discussion about this, Robert Jordan
      > had been undergoing chemotherapy and had had some major health
      > problems and that his son was helping him and was pretty much
      taking
      > up the reins as far as the Wheel of Time. I don't know what the
      > status on that is now. I have only gotten halway through the Path
      of
      > Daggers and had to stop due to extremus thisplot suckus syndrome.
      > Just couldn't follow it anymore.
      >
      > I will wait until the conclusion. I think New Spring may have been
      > more the hand of his son than people realize. Just a gut feeling.
      > Still waiting for that to come out in paperback. I have Winters
      > Heart, Crossroads of Twilight, Path of Daggers to read, though.
      > Which brings me to George R.R. Martin. Anyone remember him? He was
      > kind of popular 5 years or so ago, and had these really good,
      > involved, political leaning epic fantasy novels. What were they
      > called? . . . . hmmm. A Song of Ice and not sticking to Deadlines?
      >
      > Last check of his homepage was more of the same back in
      > January. "I'm still working on it and i have some chapters still,
      > blah, blah, blah." It's been 4.5 years since a Storm of Swords
      came
      > out. Does anyone really care at this point? I remember how great
      it
      > was when To Green Angel Tower came out after Stone of Farewell by
      > Tad Williams, after a 2 or 3 year wait. Can't imagine 5 years.
      Does
      > anyone wait for this?
      >
      > As for Sean Russell, i have the first in that series and really
      > liked it.
      >
      > The next Harry Potter can't be any worse than the last one, so
      i'll
      > buy it and read it, like the lemming that i am. Also i'm reading
      the
      > latest Recluce book by L.E. Modesitt, Jr., which is looking to be
      > quite good so far, like most of his books. Of course, there's the
      > interminable Mr. Norrel and Jonathan Strange, which just won't
      die.
      > But i'm continuing on. It's a Harry Potterized version of Dickens
      > and Swift. It's interesting and very informative if you like
      history
      > and old English custom from the 19th century. If you're looking
      for
      > a fast, fluffy read, however, pick up a David Gemmell book instead.
      >
      >
      > Matt
      >
      >
      > --- In fantasyfictiondungeon@yahoogroups.com, "Yvette"
      > <yvette_n_chad@y...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Matt...:-) I sure hope things will get going again, I am ready
      > for
      > > some good chats.. flash fic... you name it. I did move from
      > > louisiana and am living in Tampa. As any nurse can tell you
      > nursing
      > > has it's ups and downs, I don't do NICU anymore, now I am an ER
      > > nurse and I love it. I have to say, my reading has been on the
      > down
      > > swing.. the last series I tried was a Sean Russell triology, I
      am
      > > still waiting on the last book to come out. Of course, I love
      > Harry
      > > Potter. You know, before I fell off the edge of the earth,
      > everyone
      > > was so excited over the LOTR and we were still snickering over
      > > Robert Jordans futile attempt at finishing his story. I can't
      > > believe how quickly time has flown. I am also still in the
      > reserves,
      > > may go to the AOR in Sept but won't know for sure for awhile.
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In fantasyfictiondungeon@yahoogroups.com, "Matt"
      > <gauvaine@y...>
      > > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Vette,
      > > > I haven't seen nor heard from Alan in over 5 years, so
      > > chances
      > > > are he's long gone. But i'm still here. Last i heard, you were
      > > moving
      > > > to Louisiana, or maybe it was Florida. I can't remember. I'm
      > old.
      > > The
      > > > group has gotten a bit stale with no one really wanting to
      > > contribute
      > > > or get any discussion going. If you're here, maybe that will
      > > change.
      > > > I'll start posting topics and see what happens. Glad to have
      you
      > > back
      > > > and hope your nursing career is going good. I know what a
      > crusher
      > > that
      > > > was having your practicals and then having to move.
      > > >
      > > > Matt
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In fantasyfictiondungeon@yahoogroups.com, "Yvette"
      > > > <yvette_n_chad@y...> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > I have decided to try to reaquaint myself with my pc, chat
      and
      > > our
      > > > > club... I was so happy to see that the dungeon was still
      > around
      > > and
      > > > > couldn't believe it when I saw my pic still in the members
      > > section!
      > > > > Hello to Matt, alan ( if he has ever come back..),
      > mouseymouse,
      > > jeff
      > > > > and all...I will try to read back a few posts to try and
      catch
      > > > > up...I'm only about 3 years behind the times.. Hope everyone
      > is
      > > > doing
      > > > > well and has lots of recommendations. Just picked up the
      new
      > > Tad
      > > > > Williams - hoping it will be a fun read. I was always a M S
      > and
      > > T
      > > > > fan... Oh yes bTW it is me... Yvette the old picabo_yve :-)




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