A perfect introduction to Song of Ice and Fire
If you are daunted by the Song of Ice and Fire books, or just want to dip your toes into George RR Martin’s world, then this is the perfect book for you. It’s actually three novellas published in one volume, so it’s even easier to pick up with simple but intriguing stories. This book has beautiful illustrations, more than you would hope for, almost one of every other page! And Dunk and Egg are such endearing protagonists that it’s a joy to follow their journeys.
And George RR Martin is masterful with his word choices and his medieval terminology adds a veneer of authenticity, as well as introducing us to unfamiliar archaic words (like “lief”, “I would as lief read this book as bathe in hippocras!”)