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I'm rereading A Feast For Crows (4th book in the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin) and either Cersei has way more page time than any other character, or I just hate reading her so much that it feels like that's the case.

Without spending the time to count it out myself, I'm wondering if there is already a resource to answer this question for me.

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I couldn't find one with page counts, but here's a resource with chapter counts. The page is in French, but key information is either English or international: character names, book titles, chapter counts, and charts (mmm, beautiful charts). Of course, chapters vary in length, so chapter counts are only a rough approximation — but it's a good start. And you're right, Cersei's ten chapters are more than anyone else's.

I found it via this discussion in the forums at asoiaf.westeros.org, which I strongly recommend if you like ASoIaF.

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    Google chrome has the nice little 'This page is in French, would you like to translate it ...' functionality – johnc Jun 28 '11 at 10:57
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    A chapter count is MUCH better and overcomes my point in my response. – Jeff Jun 28 '11 at 12:49
  • That's super-helpful, thanks sjl! Personally I'd still be curious to know page counts, so that I can get an idea of what percentage of my book is taken up by Cersei. But until somebody can provide that, I'll accept this as the correct answer. – Sandy Jun 29 '11 at 13:24
  • Jeff, I don't see a response from you. Did you delete it? – Sandy Jun 29 '11 at 13:25
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    @PaulD.Waite, you're right, chapter count is just a rough answer. Word count might be best -- but page count would be much easier, and nobody has cared enough to mine page counts from the spreadsheet Justin links to in a comment to his answer. :( – sjl May 5 '15 at 20:03
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This post on r/asoiaf includes nice pie charts of chapter counts, which helps to roughly illustrate how much of each book is dedicated to each character:

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Looks like Cersei did in fact get the largest slice for AFFC.

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    How correct are these? On the ADWD pie chart, it says that Arya has both 1 and 2 chapters – Shevliaskovic Jul 18 '14 at 13:38
  • @Shevliaskovic - Good catch, from the linked discussion: I think it was supposed to say Areo. Arya has 2 chapters in ADWD and Areo has one. – Justin Ethier Jul 18 '14 at 13:54
  • Page counts could be mined from this spreadsheet although I have not done so. Perhaps someone else is so inclined :) – Justin Ethier Sep 11 '14 at 16:03
  • If anyone is interested: reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/2g6gng/… – Justin Ethier Sep 12 '14 at 15:17
  • The problem with this is that chapter lengths are not the same in each book... – curiousdannii Sep 19 '14 at 0:53
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Here is a link to some more graphs with distributions by the number of pages in a chapter for each character and various other information. http://imgur.com/a/MjVR3#0

The most relevant images are these:

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  • Good find. Can you edit your answer to show the relevant graphs directly? – curiousdannii Sep 19 '14 at 0:52
  • @curiousdannii I took the liberty of editing them in. – Rand al'Thor Jan 22 '16 at 1:29
  • @Randal'Thor Thanks! I thought I did that, but apparently I did not! – Will Bryant May 1 '16 at 19:10

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