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Old 06-23-2011, 08:04 AM   #231
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Regarding George Martin, as someone said earlier, he's a cat of a different stripe. The Song of Ice and Fire novels aren't really a fantasy series at all - they're finely crafted novels written in a low magic fantasy setting.

Totally agree about Rothfuss and Sanderson. Another relative newcomer I like a lot is Joe Abercrombe.

Also agree that Goodkind is worthless, and Robert Jordan

a) had no freakin' idea how to end his story, and

b) had Mommy Issues
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