George R.R. Martin is the author of fifteen novels and novellas, including five volumes of A Song of Ice and Fire, several collections of short stories, as well as screenplays for television and feature films. Dubbed 'the American Tolkien', George R.R. Martin has won numerous awards including the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award. He is an Executive Producer on HBO's Emmy Award-winning Game of Thrones, which is based on his A Song of Ice and Fire series. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
'I always expect the best from George R. R. Martin, and he
'Of those who work in the grand epic-fantasy tradition, Martin
is by far the best. In fact . . . this is as good a time as any to
proclaim him the American Tolkien'
'Long live George Martin....A literary dervish, enthralled by
complicated characters and vivid language, and bursting with the
wild vision of the very best tale tellers'
The New York Times
'George R.R. Martin is one of our very best writers, and this is
one of his very best books'
Raymond E. Feist
Praise for A Song of Ice and Fire:
'In the grand epic fantasy tradition, Martin is by far the best
... tense, surging, insomnia-inflicting'