Saturday, March 31, 2012

Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence

Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence (Harper Voyager £7.99) is being likened to George R R Martin: “The British answer to Game of Thrones.”  This is Lawrence’s debut novel, the first in a trilogy that “tells a tale of blood and treachery, magic and brotherhood, and paints a compelling and brutal picture of an exceptional boy on his journey towards manhood and the throne.”

Mark Lawrence is a research scientist by day, working in the field of artificial intelligence. He has been known to say that it is rocket science. I’m not sure what “it” is…

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