The Sworn Sword (The Tales of Dunk and Egg, #2)

The Sworn Sword (The Tales of Dunk and Egg, #2) - George R.R. Martin There’s nothing very noticeable about this simple story, a fact that serves to accentuate Martin’s talent. Seldom do I experience the magic of a rapid page-turner these days. My interior imagery is loaded with too many books to feel as excited anymore (sometimes it happens...).

But this man issues words from his fingers that are pure literary nirvana.

I can’t quite determine what it's that makes his writing so addictive. Sentences, paragraphs and pages collude to urge you to read on and on and on.

Martin’s genius seems to lie in his ability to tie one up to his story. One begins his books as reader and consumer and one ends them as slave...