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George R. R.

“A reader lives a thousand lives before
he dies. The man who never reads lives
only one”.
Early life

George Raymond Richard Martin,

was born on september 20, 1948.

Experiencias de su Su formación Personas que

infancia que le educativa influyeron en él o ella

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He began selling science fiction short (1970) He started to sell 1973–1976. He was hired
stories professionally in 1970, when he his stories to magazines as a tournament director
was 21. One of his firsts were “Galaxy” and published them. for the Continental Chess
and With mornings comes “Mistfall”. Association. This gave him
Which were nominated for the Hugo a sufficient income, and
Awards, and Nebula Awards, allowed him to write more
respectively. After having written his first
novel “Dying on the light”, in 1976, he
sold the novel for the same amount he
would make in three years of teaching.
So this was the start of everything.
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1996. He released the first 2007. HBO purchased the

book of the “Song of ice TV rights for “Song of ice
and fire” series and fire” series. And 3
began airing the sereis on
April 17, 2011.
Fevre Dream (1982) • The book follows the story of an experienced riverboat
capitan, who receives an offer of partnership from a
wealthy aristocrat. The offer is very strange, because
what the rich guy wants is to traverse the powerful
Mississippi, no matter how bizarre, arbitrary, or
capricious his actions may prove. The captain meant to
turn down the man’s offer. It was too full of secrets that
spelled danger. But the promise of both gold and a
grand new boat that could make history crushed his
resolve. Not until the maiden voyage of his new boat
Fevre Dream would Marsh realize he had joined a
mission both more sinister, and perhaps more noble,
than his most fantastic nightmare...and mankind’s
most impossible dream.

Dying of the Light (1977) • The novel takes place in the planet of Worlorn, a world
which is dying. It’s a planet whose erratic course is
taking irreversibly from its neighboring stars into a
region of cold and dark space where no life will survive.
• Worlorn briefly entered a bizarre five star system,
dominated by a red giant star named ‘Fat Satan.’
Worlorn became a ‘festival planet’, upon which 14
different cultures built 14 cities during the time in
which Worlorn was habitable.

A song of ice and fire

A song of ice and fire

• A Game of Thrones, Bantam Books, 1996o A Clash of

Kings, Bantam Books, 1999.
• A Storm of Swords, Bantam Books, 2000.
• A Feast for Crows, Bantam Books, 2005.
• A Dance with Dragons, Bantam Books, 2011.
• The Winds of Winter, forthcoming/Bantam Books.
• A Dream of Spring, forthcoming/Bantam Books

Gigamesh Award Locus Award Hugo Award
One time He is a six times winner of He has won this award
this award three times.


Nebula Award World Fantasy Award

He is a two times winner One time
of this award