A Song for Lya and Other StoriesGeorge R. R. Martin
science fiction, short stories
Locus Award 1977.
A collection of short fiction.
- With Morning Comes Mistfall
- The Second Kind of Loneliness
- Dark, Dark Were the Tunnels
- The Hero
- Run to Starlight
- The Exit to San Breta
- Slide Show
- A Song for Lya
A Song for Lya – the 1974 Hugo Award-winning novella of an alien culture and the young telepath who succumbs to the chilling consequences of its religion... a man trapped between reality and madness on a lonely deep-space outpost... a prospector who learns there is no loyalty among the dead... a hero whose very acts of valor make him a liability... a football game with an alien race where the outcome can determine the fate of mankind...
Ten provocative visions of a time beyond our own. Ten worlds where man still searches for reason and meaning. Ten new worlds for you to explore from George R.R. Martin – the creator of the Wild Card series and the best-sellilng author of A Game of Thrones.
George Raymond Richard Martin (born 1948 in Bayonne, New Jersey), is an American author and screenwriter of science fiction, horror, and fantasy. He majored from Norhwestern University in 1970.
Martin sold his first science fiction story in 1971 and has been writing professionally since then. He spent ten years in Hollywood as a writer-producer, working on various television series and feature films. In the mid ‘90s he returned to prose, his first love, and began work on his epic fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire. He has been in the Seven Kingdoms ever since. Whenever he’s allowed to leave, he returns to Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he lives with lovely Parris, and two cats named Augustus and Caligula, who think they run the place.
Martin is the editor of the Wild Cards series.
He has won four Hugos, two Nebulas and a World Fantasy Award.