I gave this novel 4 out of 5 stars on Amazon and Goodreads!
While it was very difficult to get into due to the crazy amount of characters and information thrown at you in the beginning, the book was very good and kept me riveted the whole time. The only parts that pulled me out of the immensely enjoyable and complicated story was the r-rated comments and scenes. Without those this book would have been one of my all-time favorites.
Even so, it has pulled me into the world of R.R. Martin and leaves me wanting, no, needing more.
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