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Portraits of His Children The Winner Of A Nebula And Three Hugos Invites Readers To View His Gallery Of Very Unusual Portraits Some Bizarre, Some Touching, All Unforgettable Martin Is Well Known For His Television Writing For Such Programs As The Twilight Zone And Beauty And The Beast.

  • Paperback
  • 353 pages
  • Portraits of His Children
  • George R.R. Martin
  • English
  • 19 December 2018
  • 0671721240

About the Author: George R.R. Martin

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10 thoughts on “Portraits of His Children

  1. says:

    This hardcover is numbered 210 of 450 copies and is signed by George R R Martin and Roger Zelazny introduction , and Ron and Val Lakey Lindahn Illustrators.

  2. says:

    A George R R Martin riff on A Christmas Carol , Portraits of His Children is a twisted short story in the vein of magical realism, that also feels like a curious commentary and criticism by Martin on his own writing and career.The story features a man prolific author, terrible father haunted by portraits of the protagonists of his novels come to life, who each illustrate a moral lesson for him to learn in much the same way the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future did for Ebenez A George R R Martin riff on A Christmas Carol , Portraits of His Children is a twisted short story in the vein of magical realism, that also feels like a curious commentary and criticism by Martin on his own writing and career.The story features a man prolific author, terrible father haunted by portraits of the protagonists of his novels come to life, who each illustrate a moral lesson for him to learn in much the same way the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future did for Ebenezer Scrooge This is a much darker,twisted story than Scrooge s, however, with truly depressing family situations and sexual violence a focal point The metacommentary of the story on Martin himself was th...

  3. says:

    This was a lot better than I thought it would be, and has finally convinced me to tackle the massive Game of Thrones books The first couple of stories, the earliest, have some bad lines and hokey stylistic indulgences something like The forest will always stick with you Always It will stick with you , but he was like 21 or so when he wrote those You can see him as a writer improve with leaps and bounds throughout these stories I knew that GRRM had started out...

  4. says:

    The plot revolves around the blowout between an author and his daughter In the aftermath of said blowout, The daughter sends portraits of specific characters from her father s books I ll stop there to avoid any spoilers but there is muchto the plot then featured in my brief overall summary.That being said, I absolutely loved it George R.R Martin really went out of his norm and that s a huge plus for me I love when an author goes out of their element and completely nails it While Thro The plot revolves around the blowout between an author and his daughter In the aftermath of said blowout, The daughter sends portraits of specific characters from her father s books I ll stop there to avoid any spoilers but there is muchto the plot then featured in my brief overa...

  5. says:

    What an amazing short story, proving that I don t actually generally hate them as they can be done well This story truly emphasises George RR Martins absolute brilliancy with any genreI hate giving blind faith to authors, but George, you are frigging A This tale follows a short bio of the life of an author who cuts off his entire family and chooses to live by the calendar of his books instead, giving his charactersimportance and reality than his loved ones It s brutal, but deals huma What an amazing short story, proving that I don t actually generally hate them as they can be done well This story truly emphasises George RR Martins absolute brilliancy with any genreI hate giving blind faith to authors, but George, you are frigging A This tale follows a short bio of the life of an author who cuts off his entire family and chooses to live by the calendar of his books instead, giv...

  6. says:

    Jeeezy crazyyy.

  7. says:

    1,With Morning read before 4 5 2,Ice Dragon 3,5 5 fantasy fine but nothing special 3,In the Lost Lands 4,5 5 very fine change fantasy 4.,Unsound Variations 5 5 chess of life with revenge, time travelling and how to avoid recycling victory before losing it or recycling lost till win without fight, depending on rules chess figures 5.,Closing Time , next fine fantasy change, overdone in end, but interesting 4 5 6.,Portraits of His Children swallowing, origin ghosts based on book po 1,With Morning read before 4 5 2,Ice Dragon 3,5 5 fantasy fine but nothing special 3,In the Lost Lands 4,5 5 very fine change fantasy 4.,Unsound Variations 5 5 chess of life with revenge, time travelling and how to avoid recycling victory before losing it or recycling lost till win without fight, depending on rules chess figures 5.,Closing Time , next fine fantasy change, overdone in end, but interesting 4 5 6.,Portraits of His Chi...

  8. says:

    I find this little story extremely difficult to sum up It reminds me of A Christmas Carrol and of Dorian Gray, beinglike the former and not much like the latter, it reminds me of a friend who s a writer who ripped through another friend while writing his first novel, but mostly it s a story about a man who failed as a father though he tried in his way who is being forced to realize it through a series of portraits coming alive and showing him the consequences of his choices and making h I find this little story extremely difficult to sum up It reminds me of A Christmas Carrol and of Dorian Gray, beinglike the former and not much like the latter, it reminds me of a friend who s a writer who ripped through another friend while writing his first novel, but mostly it ...

  9. says:

    Listened to Closing Time.

  10. says:

    I read Under Siege.I ll be honest At first, I was a bit ho hum about this story Don t get me wrong The writing is beautiful and vivid, the story compelling But for a while, I didn t get the end And then, late at night, two days after I d finished reading it, I suddenly realised what may have happened spoilers And that graduated this story fro...

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