A review by wlskrz
A Game of Thrones, by George R.R. Martin


The book was good, the plot intriguing but the way Martin writes women and children is disgusting. There were many scenes that were hard to read: like all the chapters with Daenerys' "sex" scenes. She's 13. It's rape, yet it's not treated as such.

There are already issues with the show about how women are portrayed, but after just the first book, I can already tell I prefer the show over the books. In the shows the characters are aged up, which makes some scenes easier to stomach. But the casual pedophilia in this book is terrible. 

If it were not for my love of the show, this book would be an automatic 0 star.

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