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A Storm of Swords ( Song of Ice and Fire) (Reprint) (Paperback) by George R. R. Martin

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The third book in the "Song of Ice and Fire" series makes its debut in trade format and heralds the arrival of new trade paperback editions of Martin's prior books, "A Game of Thrones" and "A Clash of Kings." Martin is virtually unmatched in the complexity of his world building and the richness of his characterizations.



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THE BOOK BEHIND THE THIRD SEASON OF GAME OF THRONES, AN ORIGINAL SERIES NOW ON HBO.

Here is the third volume in George R. R. Martin's magnificent cycle of novels that includes A Game of Thrones and A Clash of Kings. As a whole, this series comprises a genuine masterpiece of modern fantasy, bringing together the best the genre has to offer. Magic, mystery, intrigue, romance, and adventure fill these pages and transport us to a world unlike any we have ever experienced. Already hailed as a classic, George R. R. Martin's stunning series is destined to stand as one of the great achievements of imaginative fiction.

A STORM OF SWORDS

Of the five contenders for power, one is dead, another in disfavor, and still the wars rage as violently as ever, as alliances are made and broken. Joffrey, of House Lannister, sits on the Iron Throne, the uneasy ruler of the land of the Seven Kingdoms. His most bitter rival, Lord Stannis, stands defeated and disgraced, the victim of the jealous sorceress who holds him in her evil thrall. But young Robb, of House Stark, still rules the North from the fortress of Riverrun. Robb plots against his despised Lannister enemies, even as they hold his sister hostage at King's Landing, the seat of the Iron Throne. Meanwhile, making her way across a blood-drenched continent is the exiled queen, Daenerys, mistress of the only three dragons still left in the world. . . .

But as opposing forces maneuver for the final titanic showdown, an army of barbaric wildlings arrives from the outermost line of civilization. In their vanguard is a horde of mythical Others--a supernatural army of the living dead whose animated corpses are unstoppable. As the future of the land hangs in the balance, no one will rest until the Seven Kingdoms have exploded in a veritable storm of swords. . . .



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"A riveting continuation of a series whose brilliance continues to dazzle."--Patriot News

"I always expect the best from George R. R. Martin, and he always delivers."--Robert Jordan



About The Author



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.
Dimensions (Overall): 9.2 Inches (H) x 6.1 Inches (W) x 1.6 Inches (D)
Weight: 2.1 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 1008
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes, Science Fiction + Fantasy
Sub-Genre: Political, Science Fiction + Fantasy
Series Title: Song of Ice and Fire
Publisher: Bantam Dell Pub Group
Format: Paperback
Author: George R. R. Martin
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2002
TCIN: 11398724
UPC: 9780553381702
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-0806
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 9.5 inches length x 6.25 inches width x 2 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 2.15 pounds
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