Even before "A Game of Thrones, " George R. R. Martin had already established himself as a giant in the field of fantasy literature. The first of two stunning collections, "Dreamsongs: Volume I "is a rare treat for readers, offering fascinating insight into his journey from young writer to award-winning master.
Gathered here in "Dreamsongs: ""Volume I "are the very best of George R. R. Martin's early works, including his Hugo, Nebula, and Bram Stoker award-winning stories, cool fan pieces, and the original novella "The Ice Dragon, " from which Martin's "New York Times "bestselling children's book of the same title originated. A dazzling array of subjects and styles that features extensive author commentary, "Dreamsongs, Volume I "is the perfect collection for both Martin devotees and a new generation of fans.
"Fans, genre historians and aspiring writers alike will find this shelf-bending retrospective as impressive as it is intriguing."--"Publishers Weekly"
""Dreamsongs "is the ideal way to discover . . . a master of science fiction, fantasy and horror. . . . Martin is a writer like no other."--"The Guardian "(U.K.)
PRAISE FOR GEORGE R. R. MARTIN
"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."--"Time"
"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"
"I always expect the best from George R. R. Martin, and he always delivers."--Robert Jordan.
About the Author
George R. R. Martin is an American author and screenwriter of fantasy, horror, and science fiction. He is best known for his epic A Song of Ice and Fire series.