Saturday, February 08, 2014

Six of the most momentous weddings in fiction

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog Becky Ferreira tagged her six most momentous weddings in fiction, including:
The Red Wedding in A Storm of Swords, by George R. R. Martin

Few scenes in literary history have achieved the kind of notoriety enjoyed by the Red Wedding. I mean, this event is seismic in its reach. The wedding-turned-bloodbath broke the hearts of Martin fans everywhere—then we were forced to relive it last year in Season 3 of Game of Thrones. We can only hope that Martin throws the Starks a bone in the upcoming books, because that clan seriously deserves a break.
Read about another wedding on the list.

A Song of Ice and Fire is among Joel Cunningham's seven top books featuring long winters. The Lannister family from A Game of Thrones is one of Jami Attenberg's top ten dysfunctional families in literature. A Game of Thrones is one of Nicole Hill's top six books on gluttony.

--Marshal Zeringue