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HardCover. Pub Date :2013-11-27 Pages: 800 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins UK George RR Martin and Gardner Dozois have put together a towering anthology of specially-commissioned stories from the most stellar names in the genre. set in a number of readers favourite fantasy worlds. George RR Martin is the bestselling author of A Song of Ice and Fire. the inspiration for HBO's hit series Game of Thrones. The collection will also feature a new and unpublished 100pp novella by George RR Martin set in the world of A Song of Ice and Fire -. now the award-winning HBO show. Game of Thrones The novella. entitled The Princess and the Queen. will reveal the origins of the Targaryen Civil War. otherwise known as The Dance of the Dragons. a war that split a then-fledgling Westeros in two. pitting Targaryen against Targaryen and dragon against dragon.
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An Amazon Best Book of the Month, December 2013: The sci-fi and fantasy genre is known for going big: epic series, massive tomes, epic series comprised of massive tomes. And even here, short stories--21 original tales in total--combine to form a tremendous 800-page genre-crossing collection. Co-editor George R.R. Martin contributes a story set in Westeros, nearly 200 years before A Game of Thrones begins. Likewise, other authors offer glimpses into their signature worlds. Jim Butcher gives the Dresden Files a twist by focusing on his protagonist's assistant. Lev Grossman hones in on a group of girls at the wizarding school that's central to The Magicians. Diana Gabaldon, Brandon Sanderson, Megan Lindholm... A range of fantastic writers, both male and female, offer an equally exciting range of ways to talk about "Dangerous Women"--from an unlikely bounty hunter to a gunslinger, a mother accused of the unthinkable to a young princess on the run. Dangerous Women is perfect for clamoring fans, as well as new readers, who may find these bite-sized stories an undaunting way to get to know new authors. --Robin A. RothmanAbout the Author:
Author of the New York Times-bestselling "Song of Ice and Fire" series that begins with A Game of Thrones, called "the American Tolkien" by Time magazine, GEORGE R. R. MARTIN is one of the leading authors of fantasy today. GARDNER DOZOIS is an acclaimed science fiction and fantasy editor and novelist who has won fifteen Hugo Awards for his editorial work.
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Book Description Voyager, London, 2013. Hard Cover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First UK Edition. A first printing of the true first edition. A new, unread copy in fine condition but having some small creases to the bottom edge of the front panel of the jacket. 748 pages. Contains 21 original short stories from authors including Joe Abercrombie, Jim Butcher, Diana Gabaldon, Robin Hobb and, of course, George R.R. Martin. Please note that this heavy volume may attract additional postage costs, especially to non-UK destinations. Size: 240 x 160 x 60 mm. Seller Inventory # EB005347