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"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.'"
George R.R. Martin
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The Brotherhood without Banners is organizing a charity drive this holiday season to raise money for two charities chosen by GRRM and Parris, the Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary and Child’s Play. Please support this worthy cause. To learn about it, go here.
George’s classic short story of doomed romance, “A Song for Lya”, is now available for download at Fictionwise.
Guardians of Order are pleased to announce that GRRM’s special appearance at GenCon Socal on the 19th will include a period in the Orange County Ballroom, Salon 1, between 8 and 10 PM where he’ll be available to sign books.
A member of the new board pointed out that illustrations from the Chinese edition of A Feast for Crows have been put up at a Chinese-language website (possibly that of the publisher). It’s not clear whether these are illustrations or cover illustrations, as the Taiwanese edition of the novel was split into three volumes.
He has also posted GRRM’s descriptions for these three rulers, the Mad King Aerys II, Viserys the Beggar King, and Daenerys Stormborn with her dragons.
He has also posted GRRM’s descriptions for these two kings, Aegon V the Unlikely and Jaehaerys II.
Roz Kaveney has posted her interview of GRRM that she has written for Time Out. Misspelling Cersei’s name aside, it’s quite an interesting interview, although somewhat spoilerish. In particular, it contains a fascinating quote from GRRM when comparing Daenerys’s travails in A Dance with Dragons with those of another POV character in A Feast for Crows.
He has also posted GRRM’s descriptions for these two kings, Aerys I and his brother Maekar I.
Voyager UK, in partnership with Amazon.co.uk, is selling a limited edition of A Feast for Crows. Only 1,000 of these slip-cased, signed books will be made available. At the moment Amazon.co.uk is not yet taking pre-orders, but we will post again as soon as we learn that they are.
Guardians of Order has released a massive 64 page preview (zip file containing a pdf) of the A Game of Thrones RPG. The preview gives a sampling from a number of sections of the book, as well as some of the gorgeous original art that it contains.
He has also posted GRRM’s descriptions for these two kings, Aegon IV the Unworthy and his son (or maybe not, depending on who listen to) Daeron II the Good.
A Feast for Crows has now been shipping from Amazon.com, and is today officially available in bookstores. Go out and get it today!
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