Top positive review
This is a history book first, fantasy novel second
November 25, 2018
Great Book, but please realize this not for everyone.
This is definitely more for a history crowd than the average reader, the kind of person who likes the Silmarillion, so if you like Charles Oman, Edward Gibbon, Barbara Tuchman and Tom Holland, then you’ll like this book. If you think history is boring, then stay clear.
Otherwise, this adds extra depth to the already rich world of a Song of Ice and Fire, adding many little details that really improve on the larger picture. It’s a neat idea, a fantasy-history book, and I would like to see more like it (Maybe for other properties, like the Elder Scrolls, or a completely new world we’ve never seen before.
Would highly recommend