George R.R. Martin is the author of fourteen novels, including five volumes of A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, several collections of short stories and numerous screen plays for television drama and feature films. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
`A Game of Thrones grabs hold and won't let go. It's
`Colossal, staggering... Martin captures all the intoxicating
complexity of the Wars of the Roses or Imperial Rome in his
imaginary world... one of the greats of fantasy literature.'
`Fantasy literature has never shied away from grandeur, but the
sheer-mind-boggling scope of this epic has sent other fantasy
writers away shaking their heads... Its ambition: to construct the
Twelve Caesars of fantasy fiction, with characters so venomous they
could eat the Borgias.'
`Such a splendid tale. I couldn't stop till I'd finished and it