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I have never ead anything by George R R Martin before I am highly skeptical of science fiction writers unless they come highly ecommended by someone whose opinion I trust because of the vast mountains of crap which exist in the genre I came upon Dreamsongs in my local library and decided to check it out to put my toe in the water as it were I am now interested enough that I have dug out my boyfriend s copies of the Song of Fire and Ice series I plan to dive in to those next and Dreamsongs Volume Two as wellGRRM is a brilliant writer and I have only just begun to know him I appreciate the autobiographical interludes in Dreamsongs as I love to know what inspires a writer what times and places in his history events in his life what other authors etc have shaped his stories I find that Martin is influenced by Heinlein and Tolkien two of my favorite writers of all time as well as Lovecraft and others whom I do not know but now wish to meetThe stories in Dreamsongs span decades genres and worlds They contain humans aliens and beasts gods demons and ghosts They are future history and mythology There are all the grand themes and archetypes of great literature heroes vanuish villians faith grapples with doubt good triumphs over evil There is irony and futility love and edemption loneliness and egret There are those who will say that Martin has been a critically acclaimed author for thirty odd years that I am way behind the curve That is true enough but I am glad to have finally discovered him for myself One day I might write a comprehensive eview of this For now I ll just put down my thoughts on some of the storiesThe Fortress A lot of fun to ead it was interesting to see Martin s take on a piece of Finnish historyThe Exit to San Breta A scifi ghost story Not earth shattering or mind blowing but definitely original and cleverThe Second Kind of Loneliness One of my favourites Hit very close to home got me crying The ending is chillingWith Morning Comes Mistfall A very visual beautiful story Martin has a talent for creating fascinating alien worldsA Song for Lya I ead this story after Tainaron and somehow the setting had a similar atmosphere to it Alien exotic beautiful Liked the ending and the developing elationship between the two main #charactersThis Tower of Ashes The main character s journey is wonderful as is the world #Tower of Ashes The main character s journey is wonderful as is the world This story is set in another of those be This is the first time I ead something by GRRM that isn t elated to ASoIaF The man in a proven genius first time I ead something by GRRM that isn t elated to ASoIaF The man in a proven genius those stories are all little masterpieces Can t wait to ead volume II My 400th ReviewAs expected I loved this anthology of works from George RR Martin It was so cute how he included a couple stories from when he was young while they were a tiny bit painful to get through it was amazing to see how far he has come with his writing As someone who discovered him from his Song of Ice and Fire series it was interesting to find out that he is actually famous in a wide ange of genres Horror Fantasy Sci Fi he masters them all I don t think that there is a single story throughout this anthology that I didn t like I also eally appreciated his thoughts on the stories it was a nice lead in I can t wait to ead volume two55Buy Borrow or Bin Verdict Buy 40 stars Even his early work showed flashes of brilliance This is a mostly excellent collection of stories anging from science fiction to fantasy to horror Definitely worth eading A good collection of shorts sci fi fantasy and some horror Some stories are much Better Than Others But than others but enjoyed eading all of them An. Dubbed the American Tolkien by Time magazine #1 New York Times bestselling author George RR Martin is a giant in the field of fantasy literature and one of the most exciting storytellers of our time Now he delivers a are treat for eaders a compendium of his shorter works collected into two stunning volumes that offer fascinating insight into his journey from young writer to award winning masterGathered here in Volume I are the very best of George RR Martin's early works including never before published fan pieces his Hugo Nebul. D it was nice to ead the work in chronological order observing how Martin s work progressed and grew over time Here s what George RR Martin said in 2003 I was a lot better at starting stories than I was at finishing them Isn t that just terribly hilarious But let s move onGeorge RR Martin is such a versatile writer His ease at switching numerous point of views is testimony to this in A Song of Ice and Fire But he has also written many other novels and short stories He s just as adept at writing science fiction as he is fantasy For Martin fans who don t ead beyond his masterpiece are eally missing out There s some good stuff in here A wide ange of stories What surprised me the most when eading this was that I actually enjoyed each and every short story With collections like this there are almost always a few that stand and inevitably a few that are easily forgotten With this every short story stood out They are all uniue in their own way and demonstrate an author who is completely confident in his craft I have nothing bad to say about this at all It was thoroughly enjoyable I highly ecommend it to his fansThe variety is uite astonishing I expected many of the stories to be fairly similar or at the very least of a similar style The Pear Shaped Man is a creepy story that had almost elements of Lovecraft to it The Exit to San Breta was thrilling and almost sounded almost elements of Lovecraft to it The Exit to San Breta was thrilling and almost sounded like was written Stephen King Sankings was very uniue and very strange Certainly one I want to ead again and provide a separate eview for in the future The Ice Dragon is the sort of thing you would expect him to write it s a sad little tale that will eally needs to be ead by all lovers of A Song of Ice and Fire Simply because it shows how his initial idea developed into his epic An author s journeyThis isn t just an impersonal collection of stories shoved together it is a journey of the man himself It is divided into sections of his life sections in which he wrote different stories He provides a mini narrative in the form of an introduction to each part which is frank and evealing He explains why he took up writing and describes his early experiences in the field He is a man who has always been dedicated to what he does and one who had to work eally hard to be successful Before A Game of Thrones he d written a couple of books that were considered failures or at the very least not very popular Such as the terrible Armageddon Rag That was just dull So these little additions made eading this all the interesting It s are that an author gives such a glimpse of himself This was a good collection Dreamsongs is a collection of 22 short stories by George R R Martin written between the 60 s through the 80 s Mixed
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with the stories are brief segments where the author talks about his writing career how it started what influenced him the publishing process and the inspiration for some of the stories The stories are a mix of science fiction fantasy and horror with some being a blending of genres I d say science fiction had the heaviest emphasisHis early stories were a bit painful to ead He was heavily influenced by comics in his childhood keeping in mind that he was born in 1948 That was particularly apparent in the first story in the collection Only Kids Are Afraid of the Dark It was very melodramatic and cheesy After the ough start the stories progressively improved and I particularly liked some of the ones at the end The biographical bits by the author were interesting but sometimes had detail than I was interested in especially when he was talking about. A and Bram Stoker Award winning stories plus the original novella The Ice Dragon from which Martin's New York Times bestselling children's book of the same title originated A dazzling array that features extensive author commentary Dreamsongs Volume I is the perfect collection for both Martin devotees and a new generation of fansContents Introduction by Gardner Dozois One A Four Color Fanboy 2003 Only Kids Are Afraid of the Dark 1967 The Fortress 2003 And Death His Legacy 2003Two The Filthy Pro 2003 The Hero 1971 The Exit to San. The things he enjoyed eading in his youth Somebody who grew up around the same time especially if they enjoyed comics and youth Somebody who grew up around the same time especially if they enjoyed comics and would probably appreciate it than I didI d heard good things about Sandkings so I had pretty high expectations for that one My expectations were met It was a great story my favorite in the book disturbing a bit creepy and memorable I also liked the
last two stories 
two stories the book It s difficult to say if I found them memorable just because they e the last two stories I ead but I suspect The Monkey Treatment at least will stick with me It s about a very uniue and unpleasant dieting method It was intended as horror I think but I mostly just thought it was funny I kept mentally offering suggestions to the main character as I ead and he even followed some of them The last story The Pear Shaped Man was almost as creepy to me as Sandkings maybe so In general I think it would bother women than men it s about a woman who has ecently moved into an apartment with a very disturbing neighborMore of the short stories were based on omance than I had expected Well omance might not be the ight word because they weren t all particularly omantic and the elationships didn t all end well Looking down the list of stories it may not have been in as many stories as it felt like but there was a point when I started to feel like I was eading a collection of weird omance stories and I wanted it to stop There was less of it toward the end thoughI m not sure many of these stories will stick with me beyond the ones I mentioned Already there are a few where I can t emember what they were about just by looking at the title This is pretty normal for me with short story collections They e just so short and naturally they e often written with a similar style so they all start to blur together I did enjoy uite a bit of it while I was eading it though and some of the stories were particularly good I m going to ate it at 35 stars and ound down to 3 on Goodreads were particularly good I m going to ate it at 35 stars and ound down to 3 on Goodreads m awfully glad Game of Thrones was the first George RR Martin I tried Had I stumbled across some of his early sci fi showcased here in Dreamsongs I d have never pursued But if I hadn t fallen in love with A Song of Ice and Fire I would ve never turned enough Dreamsong pages to get to some of the best short fiction I ve ever eadMartin s commentary is honest he knows the early stuff isn t good And honestly a lot of my problems with it are genre specific I don t wholeheartedly embrace sci fi but in novel length I can get past the jargon if I love the characters In short stories there s little chance to do thatBut who cares about the so so stuff ight It s the amazing I want you to know about The book has sci fi fantasy and horror but the best stories combine all of the aboveEven if you ve never tried Martin it s worth pickin DREAMSONGS VOLUME I BY GEORGE R R MARTIN The two great mysteries of this world are when scientists will come up with a unification theory for uantum mechanics and elativity and when George R R Martin will elease the very long awaited fifth book in his Song of Ice and Fire series A Dance With Dragons With a hopeful but doubtful elease some time next year for the time being there is thankfully Dreamsongs a two volume collection featuring George R R Martin s short stories and novellas spanning his careerThis first volume is split into five parts separating periods of Martin s life from the sixties and on through the seventies At the beginning of each part Martin gives an introduction telling his life story at this particular moment and what were. Breta 1972 The Second Kind of Loneliness 1972 With Morning Comes Mistfall 1973Three The Light of Distant Stars 2003 A Song for Lya 1974 The Stone City 1977 This Tower of Ashes 1976 And Seven Times Never Kill Man 1975 Bitterblooms 1977 The Way of Cross and Dragon 1979Four The Heirs of Turtle Castle 2003 The Lonely Songs of Laren Dorr 1976 The Ice Dragon 1980 In the Lost Lands 1982Five Hybrids and Horrors 2003 Meathouse Man 1976 Remembering Melody 1981 Sandkings 1979 Nightflyers 1980 The Monkey Treatment 1983 The Pear Shaped Man 19. ,


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