‘Tears: the woman’s weapon, my lady mother used to call them. The man’s weapon is a sword. And that tells us all you need to know . . . ‘Throughout Westeros, the cold winds are rising.From the ancient citadel of Dragonstone to the forbidding lands of Winterfell, chaos reigns as pretenders to the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms stake their claims through tempest, turmoil and war. Five factions struggle for control of a divided land. Against a backdrop of incest, fratricide, alchemy and murder, the price of glory is measured in blood.
'Nobody does fantasy quite like George R.R. Martin' Sunday Times
'Colossal, staggering... Martin captures all the intoxicating complexity of the Wars of the Roses or Imperial Rome' SFX
'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'
Series: Song of Ice and Fire
Number Of Pages: 752
Published: 5th June 2014
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 12.8 x 4.8
Weight (kg): 0.64