BONUS: Each selection includes extensive commentary by author George R. R. Martin
Dubbed “the American Tolkien” by Time magazine, #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin is a giant in the field of fantasy literature and one of the most exciting storytellers of our time. Now he delivers a rare treat for readers: a compendium of his shorter works, collected into two stunning volumes, that offers fascinating insight into his journey from young writer to award-winning master.
About George R.R. Martin
George R. R. Martin is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of many novels, including the acclaimed series A Song of Ice and Fire—A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast for Crows, and A Dance with Dragons—as well as Tuf Voyaging, Fevre Dream, The Armageddon Rag, Dying of the Light, Windhaven (with Lisa Tuttle), and Dreamsongs Volumes I and II. He is also the creator of The Lands of Ice and Fire, a collection of maps from A Song of Ice and Fire featuring original artwork from illustrator and cartographer Jonathan Roberts, and The World of Ice & Fire (with Elio M. García, Jr., and Linda Antonsson). As a writer-producer, Martin has worked on The Twilight Zone, Beauty and the Beast, and various feature films and pilots that were never made. He lives with the lovely Parris in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
George R. R. Martin nació en 1948 en Bayonne, Nueva Jersey. Se licenció en periodismo en 1970 y publicó su primera novela, Muerte de la luz, en 1977. Tras una trayectoria deslumbrante como escritor de ciencia ficción, terror y fantasía, se convirtió en guionista de series televisivas como Dimensión desconocida y La bella y la bestia, además de realizar tareas de producción para diversos proyectos cinematográficos. En la actualidad es uno de los autores de mayor éxito en el mundo con la saga Canción de hielo y fuego, cuyas sucesivas entregas le han granjeado un puesto de honor en la literatura fantástica.
ANTHONY DE SA is the author of the fiction collection Barnacle Love, a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Toronto Book Award, and the novel Kicking the Sky. He attended The Humber School for Writers and Ryerson University. He lives in Toronto with his wife and three children. TANIS RIDEOUT is the author of the novel Above All Things and the poetry collection Arguments with the Lake. Her work has been shortlisted for several prizes, including the Bronwen Wallace Memorial Award for Emerging Writers and the CBC Literary Awards. She has an MFA from the University of Guelph. She lives in Toronto, Ontario. CARRIE SNYDER is the author of the novel Girl Runner, which was a finalist for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, as well as two books of short fiction, Hair Hat, a finalist for the Danuta Gleed Award for Short Fiction, and The Juliet Stories, a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award. She lives in Waterloo, Ontario.