A collection of short fiction.
From the heat of a big city ghetto to the chill of interstellar space, George R. R. Martin demonstrates his skill at invoking a shiver from his readers. In his collection of horror and dark science ficition you will encounter: a man who takes his complex to play God beyond all limits; modern day body-snatchers operating in Chicago; a woman who handles the dead better than the living; and much much more.
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 ... (more)