Beautiful new book by George R.R. Martin
Rise of the Dragon It hits stores in just a few days. If you’re a fan of fantasy author George RR Martin and his work, Song of Ice and Fire book, or show game of thrones When House of the Dragon—You know how big this is.
Granted, this isn’t the book we’ve been waiting (impatiently) for years. winter wind It remains unfinished and unpublished.I continue to mourn what was once my favorite fantasy series (that honor is now The Trilogy of Joe Abercrombie’s Trilogy.).
Nonetheless, Martin remains one of the greatest medieval fantasy authors in the history of the genre. There is no one like him. He is a true master his wordsmith and storyteller, who has crafted a rich and wonderful bloody history as his main backdrop for his series. “History” book fire and blood It tells the story (or half of it; the sequel remains unfinished and unpublished) of the Targaryen Dynasty and serves as the basis for the HBO adaptation. dragon house.
Rise of the Dragon It’s basically the same book in a new format. While not exactly the same, it gives us the same era and same fictional history beginning with Aegon the Conqueror and his two sister wives, Lanise and Vicenya, and their dragons. The conquest and unification of the Seven Kingdoms is followed by various miscellaneous tales of heroism and cowardice, tragedy and betrayal, war and romance.
Learn about the cruel Maygor and the reconciled Jaha Ellis. We dive headlong into Dance of the Dragons, the bloodiest and most tragic civil war to have engulfed Westeros (even more bloody and devastating than Robert Baratheon’s Rebellion 100 years later).
None of this is new ground, but Rise of the Dragon It is presented in a new way. This is a coffee table book in many ways. It’s a huge booklet with a nice thick cover and expensive, heavy paper. split.
Westeros brought to life
But the real selling point here is the artwork, which is really nice. Over 150 full-color illustrations fill this book with beautiful representations of the knights and ladies of Westeros, the kings and queens, and the Targaryen kings and queens who have long ruled the Seven Kingdoms.
Here are some examples of artwork in question. Every page of this book is filled with beautiful things to see.I include descriptions and artist names in the captions of each image, but be aware that some of these may contain spoilers House of the Dragon.
As you can see, these illustrations are works of art, Rise of the Dragon Full of beautiful images like this.This is a book every fantasy and fantasy art collector should have on their shelf. fire and blood, This is the perfect addition to my bookcase.But I’m into all things knightly and pageantry, so this is my kind of book. Currently on sale at Amazon for $42.99 Starting at $60 MSRP).
Rise of the Dragon Released on October 25th. Well worth the time and money spent.you can see my video review of the book below.As you can see in the video, I love the artwork and animation and really hope to see more of Martin’s stories come to life as animated films and series, not just live-action versions. my greatest wish Lord of the Ring.
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