Day 5: Late to the Party…Game of Thrones

It’s wet, it’s windy and I’m dangerously bored here in Napier today. So I thought I’d better get out and pick up some new books.

And I picked up this – the first book of Game of Thrones.

Yep I’m late to the party, but I’ve been hesitating getting into the books because I’m worried that reading the books will make me into the sort of person who will say things like ‘oh you MUST read the books‘ or ‘the books are SO much better than the TV series‘ or ‘oh that COMPLETELY doesn’t happen in the books’ when you want to have a general conversation with them about Game of Thrones. You know, an arse.

While I’ve got another unfavourable personality traits without adding ‘patrionising prick’ to the list, I do, however, have time on my hands, so let’s see if the books are indeed better than the TV show…