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George R. R. Martin audio book

Born in 1948 in New Jersey, George RR Martin sold his first short story to Galaxy magazine in 1970 and has never stopped writing since, whether by the writing of a journalist, a screenwriter for television or ‘a full-time novelist.

All genres of the imagination have known its favors: science fiction first (Dying of the Light, A Song for Lya, …), then fantastic (Riverdream, Armageddon Rag), but it is today hui to the fantasy that he devotes all his time.

His immense saga The Iron Throne – an epic fresco halfway between The cursed kings and Excalibur – was so successful worldwide that the American chain HBO adapted it into a television series under the title Game of thrones.

He is also the author of The Ice Dragon at Flammarion Jeunesse and director of the Wild Cards series published by J’ai lu. George R.R. Martin has been awarded numerous literary prizes and was selected by Times magazine in the list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2011