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We read books, then talk about them in chunks - listen to us get to grips with some of your favourite old classics or pick up something new and read along with us!

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It's the last in our series following the second Game of Thrones book, A Clash of Kings. This time it's the bit of the book that goes with episode 10 of the TV series: Valar Morghulis.

We've got some naked leech war council action. We've got the possibility of a Zombie King. We've got a creepy Bride-of-Chucky vibe, at one point; and we've got twists, set-ups and shocks galore. It's Shark Liver Oil; it's George RR Martin; and it's still only the second book. Next up: the book that inspired season 3. 'A Storm of Swords, Part 1: Steel and Snow'.

Get ready. It's on.

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This is it. The big one. Put on your armour, grab you sword and shield, form up an get ready for the biggest battle yet. It's Shark Liver Oil's page by page guide to the Battle Of the Blackwater from George RR Martin's book A Clash of Kings. Get ready for a medieval rendition of the Normandy Landings as Stannis's forces storm the mighty walls of Kings Landing. Bring it on. If you've any comments to make on the battle of the blackwater, get them in to sharkliveroilpodcast@gmail.com or find us on twitter @sharkliveroil.

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It's Part 7 of Shark Liver Oil's page by page guide to A Clash of Kings - George RR Martin's second book in his Song of Ice and Fire/ Game of Thrones series. This one's called a man without honour. Can you guess who that might refer to? Here's a clue - he's betrayed his second family, fallen out with his dad and recently pushed a septon down a well. Oh and yes, we're spelling "honour" like that. With a "u" in it. Because we're English and that's how we spell it. Any comments on the book or the cast - get them to sharkliveroilpodcast@gmai.com or @sharkliveroil on twitter.

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Back for another slice of Shark Liver Oil action as we bring you our sixth part of our coverage of GRRM's second Ice and Fire book - A Clash of Kings. We talk about terribly polite assassins, we see the river lords finally get on the scoreboard and there's your chance to win a free, all expenses paid trip to the House of the Undying*. As ever, get your thoughts on the podcast or the book in to us at sharkliveroilpodcast@gmail.com or tweet us @sharkliveroil 

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Woooooo! Woooooooooo! Wooooooooooooooo!!!! Listener Beware! It's the Ghost Of Harrenhal! Don't go around telling horrible stories about innkeepers daughters or threatening to set your dog on people - or you might end up having an UNFORTUNATE ACCIDENT.. And speaking of unfortunate accidents - what's up with Renley? Shark Liver Oil enters part 5 of its coverage of A Clash Of Kings. There are some big shocks... so BEWARE! Got any thoughts on the book or the cast? Email sharkliveroilpodcast@gmail.com or tweet @sharkliveroil

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We continue our gallop through George RR Martin's A Clash of Kings, and we're up to part 4, in which there is a Garden of Bones. Also starring: Theon's regrettable libido, a medieval fratboy King, and the setup for the worst sitcom in the history of Westeros. Let's get freaky.

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We're back and badder than a Greyjoy rebellion. Journey with Matt and Dave through the third part of A Clash of Kings - from page 207 (Tyrion - "The Queen was not disposed to wait on Varys") to 342 (Theon - "She was undeniably a beauty"). Get ready for wildfire cooking maniacs, cack-handed brotherly diplomacy and a big old knees up at Wintefell for the Harvest Festival. It all sounds like a hell of a lot of fun. Any comments on the book or the podcast? Send them to sharkliveroilpodcast@gmail.com or on that there twitter @sharkliveroil

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We enter The Night Lands this week - but don't worry, I'm sure it's very safe. Intrigue, violence, and shady dealings are afoot - as ever get your thoughts in to us at sharkliveroilpodcast@gmail.com, or on Twitter @sharkliveroil. 

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The Song of Ice and Fire continues, and we sing along - this time, it's part 1 of A Clash of Kings. We read the book in 10 TV-show sized chunks as we catch up with the series in time to blog along with season 4. The first book saw us gallop all over the land of Westeros, and for the second book, everything is bigger. The battles. The egos. The dragons. As ever, we're asking the questions no-one else dares to ask, up to and including the possibility of an odd-couple comedy featuring Ser Alliser Thorne and a zombie hand. You heard it here first. You can join us on our epic journey, too - email us on sharkliveroilpodcast@gmail.com, or tweet us: @sharkliveroil.

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