A storm of swords / George R.R. Martin

Author(s): Martin, George R. R
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Subjects: Kings & queens--Fiction
Imaginary places--Fiction
Good and evil--Fiction
Paranormal fiction
Imaginary wars and battles--Fiction
Monarchy--Fiction
Magic--Fiction
Winter--Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Kings & queens
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: Bantam Books mass market ed
Published: New York : Bantam Books, 2011, c2000
Series: A song of ice and fire bk. 3
Martin, George R. R Song of ice and fire bk. 3
LC Classification: P, PS
Notes: ISBN: 9780553573428 (pbk.)
ISBN: 055357342X (pbk.)
"Game of Thrones: A new original series from HBO"
Sequel to: A clash of kings, A game of thrones
Prequel to: A feast for crows
Includes excerpt from A feast for crows; Song of ice and fire, book 4 (14 p. at end)
Summary: 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
Physical Description: 1177, [14] p. : maps ; 18 cm
OCLC Number: 713573458
ISBN/ISSN: 9780553573428
055357342X

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