A Dance With Dragons

A Dance With Dragons

A Song of Ice and Fire Series, Book 5

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERTHE BOOK BEHIND THE FIFTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONESDubbed "the American Tolkien" by Time magazine, George R. R. Martin has earned international acclaim for his monumental cycle of epic fantasy. Now the #1 New York Times bestselling author delivers the fifth book in his landmark series—as both familiar faces and surprising new forces vie for a foothold in a fragmented empire. A DANCE WITH DRAGONSA SONG OF ICE AND FIRE: BOOK FIVE In the aftermath of a colossal battle, the future of the Seven Kingdoms hangs in the balance—beset by newly emerging threats from every direction. In the east, Daenerys Targaryen, the last scion of House Targaryen, rules with her three dragons as queen of a city built on dust and death. But Daenerys has thousands of enemies, and many have set out to find her. As they gather, one young man embarks upon his own quest for the queen, with an entirely different goal in mind.Fleeing from Westeros with a price on his head, Tyrion Lannister, too, is making his way to Daenerys. But his newest allies in this quest are not the rag-tag band they seem, and at their heart lies one who could undo Daenerys's claim to Westeros forever.Meanwhile, to the north lies the mammoth Wall of ice and stone—a structure only as strong as those guarding it. There, Jon Snow, 998th Lord Commander of the Night's Watch, will face his greatest challenge. For he has powerful foes not only within the Watch but also beyond, in the land of the creatures of ice.From all corners, bitter conflicts reignite, intimate betrayals are perpetrated, and a grand cast of outlaws and priests, soldiers and skinchangers, nobles and slaves, will face seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Some will fail, others will grow in the strength of darkness. But in a time of rising restlessness, the tides of destiny and politics will lead inevitably to the greatest dance of all.Praise for A Dance with Dragons "Filled with vividly rendered set pieces, unexpected turnings, assorted cliffhangers and moments of appalling cruelty, A Dance with Dragons is epic fantasy as it should be written: passionate, compelling, convincingly detailed and thoroughly imagined."—The Washington Post "Long live George Martin . . . a literary dervish, enthralled by complicated characters and vivid language, and bursting with the wild vision of the very best tale tellers."—The New York Times "One of the best series in the history of fantasy."—Los Angeles Times From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2011
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781415958339
Branch Call Number: OverDrive Audiobook
Characteristics: 1 sound file : digital
Additional Contributors: Dotrice, Roy
OverDrive, Inc

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MaggieJ_1
Jul 02, 2015

My favorite POVs are back! However, it seems that Mr. Dotrice has changed Daenerys' and Melisandre's voice from A Storm of Swords, and it is not a good change. Dany now has a weird, annoying accent, and Melisandre's voice is missing all of the sultry, smokeyness of ASOS. Overall, a great story, but repeated phrases and lines get old fast.

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cheapskate
Jan 17, 2013

Roy Dotrice, Jon Snow, Tyrion, Daenerys are back! But I swear to god if someone says "mummer's farce" one more time I'm going to lose it!!!

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laiya
Oct 18, 2012

narrator has terrible female voices

dianna2011 Aug 23, 2012

This page keeps say - click the link to download, but there is no link to bring up the ability to download the audiobook. When I log in again the book will not come up in audio format available.

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beachbummiss
Mar 24, 2012

excellent narrator.

fafa607 Feb 12, 2012

Plot was dragged out, yet very little actually happened.

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