• Title : A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)

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  • ISBN: 0553381695

  • Format Type: Paperback

  • Number of Pages: 761 pages


A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2) Description

Alternate cover edition can be found here Time is out of joint The summer of peace and plenty, ten years long, is drawing to a close, and the harsh, chill winter approaches like an angry beast Two great leaders Lord Eddard Stark and Robert Baratheon who held sway over an age of enforced peace are deadvictims of royal treachery Now, from the ancient citadel of Dragonstone to the forbidding shores of Winterfell, chaos reigns, as pretenders to the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms prepare to stake their claims through tempest, turmoil, and war As a prophecy of doom cuts across the sky a comet the color of blood and flame six factions struggle for control of a divided land Eddard s son Robb has declared himself King in the North In the south, Joffrey, the heir apparent, rules in name only, victim of the scheming courtiers who teem over King s Landing Robert s two brothers each seek their own dominion, while a disfavored house turns once to conquest And a continent away, an exiled queen, the Mother of Dragons, risks everything to lead her precious brood across a hard hot desert to win back the crown that is rightfully hers A Clash of Kings transports us into a magnificent, forgotten land of revelry and revenge, wizardry and wartime It is a tale in which maidens cavort with madmen, brother plots against brother, and the dead rise to walk in the night Here a princess masquerades as an orphan boy a knight of the mind prepares a poison for a treacherous sorceress and wild men descend from the Mountains of the Moon to ravage the countryside Against a backdrop of incest and fratricide, alchemy and murder, the price of glory may be measured in blood And the spoils of victory may just go to the men and women possessed of the coldest steeland the coldest hearts For when rulers clash, all of the land feels the tremors Audacious, inventive, brilliantly imagined, A Clash of Kings is a novel of dazzling beauty and boundless enchantment a tale of pure excitement you will never forget..



A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2) Reviews

thumbnail Title: A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
Author:George R.R. Martin
ISBN :0553381695
ranting: 4.5
Reviewer: 1762 Reviews
Description: Alternate cover edition can be found here Time is out of joint The summer of peace and plenty, ten years long, is drawing to a close, and the harsh, chill winter approaches like an angry beast Two gre

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