All Sorts of Weird Stuff: News

All Sorts of Weird Stuff offers news and information about George R.R. Martin, in particular about his A Song of Ice and Fire series.

"When I was young, I read all sorts of stuff. One week it would be Lovecraft, the next Vance. It was all imaginative literature, or as my dad called it 'Weird Stuff.' It was all 'Weird Stuff.'"

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Dance with Dragons Audio Excerpt

Via the forum, it’s been pointed out that there’s now an audio excerpt from A Dance with Dragons (Preorder: US, UK, Audio US, Audio UK) available at Random House’s site.

Due July 12th, we know from GRRM that the great Roy Dotrice—the popular reader of the first three books, the first of which he won a Guinness Record for the total number of distinct characters he voiced—is back for this book. In the excerpt (available after clicking the Audiobook button), Dotrice reads from a “new” POV, although it’s not all that it may seem… Spoilers below!

The chapter in question is dubbed “Reek”, and it’s a rather grim and gross chapter. Readers of the series may remember him by quite another name, way back in A Clash of Kings...

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