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  • File Size: 3986 KB
  • Print Length: 236 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0615675131
  • Publication Date: July 23, 2012
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B008OCCYG4
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Pearson Moore is the author of "Deneb," the most exciting science fiction epic of the decade. "Deneb" follows dozens of memorable characters thrown into a hostile, alien environment as they scramble to understand the deeply-layered mysteries that control their lives. As they dig into ancient visions and secrets, they discover a web of conspiracies and evil intentions that span 45,000 years of history and call into question the most basic of assumptions about human will, desire, and destiny. With profound allusions to literature old and new, "Deneb" is a story that will stay with readers for years to come.

Moore is the bestselling author of "LOST Humanity," for many years the #1 bestselling companion book to the television series LOST, written in the style that has earned him tens of thousands of followers worldwide. As well as authoring several LOST-related volumes, including "LOST Identity," Pearson has written well-received companion books for both Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad.

With over 100 essays on LOST, read at over 40,000 websites around the world, Moore is recognized as a leading authority on the groundbreaking television series. "LOST Humanity" was the #1 Bestseller in its class for 14 weeks in 2011 and several weeks in 2012. His second book on LOST, "LOST Identity," includes illustrations by renowned LOST artist ArtGUS, and concentrates on the unique characters of LOST. Moore edited the highly regarded "LOST Thought" and "LOST Thought University Edition," now required reading in many college film and drama courses.

Moore has been Featured Writer at SL-Lost.com, the Dark UFO website, Westeros.org, and WinterIsComing.com. In addition to "Game of Thrones Season One Essays" and "Game of Thrones Season Two Essays," he is author of the "Thrones Questions and Comments" series of Game of Thrones books which analyze the television series in the rich, insightful essay format that has become his hallmark.

Pearson Moore writes in several genres, including historical fiction, science fiction, and current events non-fiction. His first novel, "Cartier's Ring," was published in April, 2011. "Cartier's Ring" is the story of the founding of Canada in 1608 as seen from the Aboriginal perspective. Moore has also written "Intolerable Loyalty," a novel set in Québec during the American Revolutionary War, and "Trinity," a science fiction novel treating the emergence of a genetically unique population and its social and political implications.

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Gladster on August 14, 2012
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I had been reading Pearson Moore's essays on season two of Game of Thrones on a fan website when in the middle of the series they abruptly stopped appearing. I checked his personal website only to find that it has been taken down. Fearing that something untoward had happened I searched his name on Amazon and found that his season two essays were available for downloading. And then, just a few days ago, I discovered that the essays had been published in book form which I ordered immediately. (I'm not too fond of downloads since they are "trapped" on the device to which they've been saved. A hard copy is always available.)

I had read the sample essay on Sandor Clegane which was posted on Amazon, and I knew that I was in store for a treat. What he had to say about the Dog's character roiled around in my brain for a few days - I won't say more but leave it to the reader to discover. At the very least, I had more evidence that Pearson Moore takes only what has been revealed in the telecasts, but is able to overlook superficialities to find the depth behind the characterizations and plot. I would go so far to say that Moore has re-instilled the feeling that George R. R. Martin had -and has - much more than an action-packed and character-packed epic in mind when he picked up the pen to write GoT. And also much more than its touted "moral complexity" which has become reduced to the idea that well-drawn characters have motivations for their heinous deeds. GoT is much more than that.

The book is accompanied by illustrations some of which have been done by fan artists and some of well-known pieces of art. Though reproduced in black-and-white, they don't fail to communicate the emotional truth behind the characters. The drawings of Sansa and Arya are particularly striking on that score.

Want to understand why it's worthwhile to invest the time and effort into GoT that it demands? Moore will direct you to look beyond the obvious.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Pragmatist JD on October 13, 2012
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Mr. Moore's essays provide an intelligent perspective to this complex small screen/literary series. A person simply looking to be entertained (nothing wrong with that) could easily categorize the series as a racy medieval fantasy. However, that person would be depriving herself of such a rich experience. Mr. Moore effectively and unsentimentally articulates the depth and complexity of characters in ASoIF. I am a great fan of the HBO and GRRM written series and understood early on that this was a special offering. I appreciate Mr. Moore's insights into a world that, while foreign and seemingly imaginary, has so much relevance in today's global environment. Keep 'em coming, Mr. Moore. I want to hear what you have to say.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Erick T. Cross on January 1, 2013
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Pearson Moore's reviews make for wonderful rainy day reading. Really enjoyed GRRM, but might actually be enjoying these more. Great to see what I anticipated and find a few things that I didn't.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By anonymous on June 25, 2013
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Let's put it this way, the Game of Thrones novels, and Game of Thrones HBO series, would not be nearly as interesting without this author's two books (see Game of Thrones Season One Essays Illustrated Edition). Game of Thrones comes in threes: (1) original George Martin's GoT novels; (2) the GoT HBO video series; and (3) Pearson Moore's insights. Pearson sees so much more than I.

I can't speak more highly of Pearson's books. Pearson is AMAZING. A+.

As an aside, I accidentally discovered that he wrote another book, Cartier's Ring: A Novel of Canada, a novel set in Quebec, Canada. I have a Beauregard ancestor from Quebec who emigrated to New York State by way of the Champlain River, and would like to know what it felt like to live there in wilderness days prior to 1850. I'm becoming interested in how the St. Laurence River (Seaway) has impacted the general well-being of both Canada and the USA. I haven't read it yet.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Rebecca Nurse on June 8, 2013
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I may be too into ASOIAF & GOT. I spent the entire year between seasons 1 & 2 listening to the books repeatedly on audio in the car & while exercising. I have read chapter by chapter analysis of the books on various websites. On the night a new episode comes out, I will watch it live, then On Demand, & then, on HBOGO w/ interactive features & read four different online recaps.

The thing that I like best about this book (& why I paid to read it in addition to other online "recaps") is that instead of just recapping, it gave me new things to think about when contemplating GOT S02. While reading this book, I rewatched the episodes & understood them better. Things that had previously perplexed me I now understood. Things that I thought I had understood I now understood better. I can't wait for the S03 edition.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on October 27, 2012
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Incredible, eye opening. Not quite as enjoyable as the first, but then again neither was season two. I trhink that was because after I watched season one I bought the books and read them, became infatuated in GRRM world of westeros. But Pearson does an excellant job of stirring your heart and mind , plus making you think "why these people do what they do" in Georges world.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Brad Buckles on January 16, 2014
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Pearson Moore takes readers to school with his intellectual approach toward the episodes of Game of Thrones, Season 2.

Those looking for a rehash of "what happened this week on the show" need not apply. This collection of essays sets aside simple retelling of basic events. Instead, the focus is on helping show watchers gain a deeper understanding of the series' characters, events, and themes.

While the prospect of an "intellectual discussion" might turn some away, I can assure you that Pearson Moore has a knack for transforming hard to reach ideas into a format that is easily digestible for any reader.

Please give this a chance. You will not be disappointed!
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