Acacia: The War with the Mein
Publish date: June 12th 2007
Pages no: 576
Edition language: English
Series: Acacia (#1)
I quite like this series and I can see why people draw the parallel between his series and Game of Thrones. Character-wise: Leodan = King Robert Baratheon/Ned Stark Corinn = Sansa Aliver = Robb Mena = AryaThaddeus = LittlefingerBut I enjoyed it.
I'm going to be lazy and direct my following to Ben's review of Acacia here. He covers much of what I would have written, though his reaction to the story was at least twice as enthusiastic as mine.I first attempted to read Acacia several years ago and don't believe I got past the first 50 pages or ...
Bleh. The main characters in this book were essentially the Stark family from A Song of Ice and Fire, children in the same birth order and everything, except stripped of everything that made those characters interesting. There was a "shocking" revelation that the chancellor was evil in like chapter ...
A person looking for an epic, family-driven narrative of doorstop girth, especially in the absence of a new George R. R. Martin tome, could do much worse than this.
This was a great epic. The characters were complex, and they changed and grew, for better or worse, throughout the story. There were unexpected twists in the plot, and some I was able to predict. There was a ruthlessness to the story that just kept amazing me. The only criticism I had was that there...