(urth) The Book of the New Sun vs. A Song of Ice and Fire

James B. Jordan jbjordan4 at cox.net
Wed Aug 1 17:32:17 PDT 2012

>From: Dan'l Danehy-Oakes <danldo at gmail.com>
>To: The Urth Mailing List <urth at lists.urth.net>
>Sent: Wednesday, August 1, 2012 2:19 PM
>Subject: Re: (urth) The Book of the New Sun vs. A Song of Ice and Fire
>I'll also speak out in favor of Martin -- he wrote what I consider to
>be THE best rock'n'roll novel of all time, THE ARMAGEDDON RAG. The
>ASOIAF books, to my mind, are brutally honest depictions of the kind
>of society that generic fantasy readers & writers like to, well,
>fantasize about.
>The Society for Creative Anachronism likes to say that it recreates
>"the middle ages as they should have been." Martin describes a
>medieval fantasy world as it really would have been.

Well, but without the Church and Christianity. So it's not actually 
medieval at all.


>Dan'l Danehy-Oakes
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James B. Jordan
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