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Name: A Storm of Swords

Author: George R. R. Martin
Year: 2000
Rank: 4.6 out of 5
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Original Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Popularity: 9.8
Genres/categories: Fantasy, Award winners, Adventure

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ISBN:
9780553381702
9780553897876
0553381709
Winner of the Locus award for Best Fantasy Novel in 2001.
Winner of the Geffen award for Best Translated Fantasy Book in 2002.

Here is the third volume in George R.R. Martin's magnificent cycle of novels that includes
and
. Together, this series comprises a genuine masterpiece of modern fantasy, destined to stand as one of the great achievements of imaginative fiction.
Of the five contenders for power, one is dead, another in disfavor, and still the wars rage as alliances are made and broken. Joffrey sits on the Iron Throne, the uneasy ruler of the Seven Kingdoms. His most bitter rival, Lord Stannis, stands defeated and disgraced, victim of the sorceress who holds him in her thrall. Young Robb still rules the North from the fortress of Riverrun. 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. And as opposing forces manoeuver for the final showdown, an army of barbaric wildlings arrives from the outermost limits of civilization, accompanied by 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...
This book is part of the "A Song of Ice and Fire" series.
Here are some other books from this series:
A Game of Thrones
First published 1996
Rank:4/5, Original Star Rating:4/5, Adjustred Star Rating:4/5, Pop Rating:9/10
The Winds of Winter
Rank:3/5, Original Star Rating:4/5, Adjustred Star Rating:4/5, Pop Rating:1/10
A Dance With Dragons
First published 2011
Rank:4/5, Original Star Rating:4/5, Adjustred Star Rating:3/5, Pop Rating:9/10
A Clash of Kings
First published 1998
Rank:4/5, Original Star Rating:4/5, Adjustred Star Rating:4/5, Pop Rating:9/10
A Feast for Crows
First published 2005
Rank:4/5, Original Star Rating:3/5, Adjustred Star Rating:3/5, Pop Rating:9/10
A Song of Ice and Fire
First published 2011
Rank:3/5, Original Star Rating:4/5, Adjustred Star Rating:4/5, Pop Rating:4/10
The World of Ice & Fire
Rank:3/5, Original Star Rating:4/5, Adjustred Star Rating:4/5, Pop Rating:5/10