Conn Iggulden is internationally known for his historical fiction. Now, he's begun the Wars of the Roses series with the first of three books, Stormbird.
The best art is that which is both imaginative and mimetic, providing scenarios that engage our sense of wonder while in some way mirroring the processes of our own world.
Writing in The Guardian, Danielle Harrison says that she gave up watching Game of Thrones at the end of Season Three because of the scene where Daener...
"Game of Thrones" always seems ill-considered to me. It wants so badly to say something significant about sex and power that maybe it forgets to take a breath between the two thoughts.
Let's consider the life lessons to be taken away from the bloodshed, nudity, and moral ambiguity. Here are five things Game of Thrones has taught us about real life.
Engaging fantasy author Peter S. Beagle in conversation is a remarkably lively experience, and fan, friend and/or interviewer should prepare to be surprised. I'm all set for unicorns and werewolves when Mr. Beagle suddenly launches into political observations.
For readers, the pleasures of the unreliable narrator seem to lie primarily in the challenges they offer our critical and interpretive faculties. Can we figure out the narrator's trustworthiness (or lack of it) before the other characters do?
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People watch "Game of Thrones" for different reasons. If you're a fifteen-year-old boy, you probably watch for the gratuitous nudity. But if you ask me, the real stars of the show aren't Khaleesi's breasts, they're the exotic weapons that we meet in every episode.
With each Game of Thrones episode we struggle with whom to invest our emotions so that we're not left with that aching numbness in the pit of our collective stomachs when a favorite character dies. One character I'm especially worried about is Daenerys Targaryen.
While everyone else was completely flipping out about the Red Wedding on Sunday night, it seems that some devout readers of George R.R. Martin's series were not quite phased by it. In fact, they were pretty unaffected by most major moments in film and television. Lighten up, guys!
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I am probably oversimplifying, but Dany just wants to win back her kingdom at any cost, Catelyn's actions were all motivated by family, Cersei wants the crown, many of Sansa's earlier decisions are based on infatuation, Arya is just plain wild.
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