George R. R. Martin is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of many novels, including those of the acclaimed series A Song of Ice and Fire. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
'In the grand epic fantasy tradition, Martin is by far the best
... tense, surging, insomnia-inflicting'
`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'
`Colossal, staggering ... Martin captures all the intoxicating
complexity of the Wars of the Roses or Imperial Rome in his
imaginary world ... The writing is always powerful ...'