Song of Ice and Fire: Book Six, The Winds of Winter Dubbed the American Tolkien by Time magazine, George. Martin has earned international acclaim for his monumental cycle of epic fantasy.
Game of Thrones' Sails into Darker Waters With 'Ghost of Harrenhal. A b lights c Donahue, Deirdre (July 11, 2011). Retrieved April 6, 2013. 23 Martin had published his first short story in 1971 and his first novel in 1977. A b Memmott, Carol (July 14, 2011).